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Accident: 200462422 - Employee Falls From Scaffold, Later Dies

Accident: 200462422 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 09/30/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31379507209/30/20091542Beta Works, Llc
On September 30, 2009, a foreman was working from a pump jack scaffold, when he fell 19 feet, 6 inches to the asphalt pavement. Employee #1 sustained severe head injuries and died from those injuries seven days later (October 7, 2009). The scaffold was missing the mid rails and an end rail, and no other form of fall protection was utilized.
Keywords: head, guardrail, construction, pump jack scaffold, fall, fall protection, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 3 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313795072 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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