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Accident: 200772317 - Employee Is Injured When Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 200772317 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/14/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30385837710/11/20021761City Wide Home Improvements
On September 14, 2002, Employee #1 was using a carpenter wall bracket-type scaffold to install roof shingles when the bottom of one of the carpenter brackets punctured the wall in which it was fastened. The scaffold overturned, and Employee #1 fell 20 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: roof bracket, installing, unsecured, carpenter, work rules, construction, fall, elevated work plat, overturn, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303858377 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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