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Accident: 200461986 - Two Employees Are Killed When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 200461986 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 04/03/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30956643804/03/20061741Bostonian Masonry, Incorporated
On April 3, 2006, Employee #1 and #2, exterior masons, were working from a Fraco Hydraulic Mast Climber scaffold. During their work, they removed the anchor wall tie-in brace, which caused the scaffold to fail and tip over. The brace was bolted between the mast tower and the wall of the building. The mast climber platform struck the street below, killing both employees.
Keywords: collapse, unsecured, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309566438 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:130
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 309566438 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:130
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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