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Accident: 200370195 - Employee Injured In Fall When Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 200370195 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 09/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30175709210/15/19981711Tri-Meck Mechanical Inc.
Employee #1 was installing piping from a 76 in. long by 28 1/2 in. wide by 79 1/2 in. high mobile scaffold. He was using the overhead pipes to pull the scaffold across the floor when one of the wheels struck a 4 in. diameter floor hole and the scaffold tipped over. Employee #1 grabbed a metal stud, but fell to the concrete floor. He suffered a hand laceration and elbow injuries.
Keywords: installing, mobile scaffold, floor hole, work rules, construction, laceration, fall, hand, work surface, overturn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301757092 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Other

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