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Accident: 200541456 - Construction Worker Is Killed After Falling From Scaffold

Accident: 200541456 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 07/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31028592907/25/20061751M & L Construction
On July 25, 2006, a construction employee fell approximately 80 ft from a tubular-welded frame scaffold, and was killed. An investigation revealed that the scaffold was not fully planked or decked, and the casters and wheels were not appropriately locked to prevent movement of the scaffold while it was used in a stationary manner.
Keywords: chock, planking, unsecured, carpenter, construction, laceration, fall, fall protection, scaffold, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310285929 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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