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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200673234 - One Employee Killed, Another Injured In Scaffold Collapse

Accident: 200673234 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318986404/10/20011742Professional Stucco Of S. Florida, Inc.
Employee #1 and Employee #2 were working on a two-point suspended scaffold that was approximately 70 feet long while plastering approximately 70 feet high. The scaffold had insufficient counterweighting. A tieback failed, causing the scaffold to fall. The employees were not wearing personal arrest systems. Both employees fell to the ground. Employee #1 sustained a head injury and died at the scene. Employee #2 sustained multiple fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, collapse, counterbalance, ppe, fall, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303189864 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 303189864 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:

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