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Accident: 200813210 - Employee Is Killed In Fall While Dismantling Scaffold

Accident: 200813210 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 05/25/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31527751705/25/20111741Kenyon Plastering Inc.
On May 25, 2011, an employee was part of group of workers dismantling scaffolding. The employee was on the second tier at a height of 14 ft 4 in. dropping down end pieces of the scaffolding when his safety vest got caught on the end piece. The employee was pulled down to the ground by the piece landing head first. The employee was taken by ambulance to the emergency room where he died of his injuries.
Keywords: head, dismantling, caught by, fall, entangled, work surface, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315277517 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:6
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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