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Accident: 200850592 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 200850592 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 03/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30061688503/23/19981799Regional Scaffolding And Hoisting Co. Inc
Employee #1, a journeyman carpenter, was dismantling a tubular welded-frame exterior scaffold. He had tied an end-frame piece to a rope at a well wheel when he fell 88 ft to the street and was killed. No one working at the site witnessed the accident. The dismantling operation had been going on for two weeks prior to the incident.
Keywords: dismantling, carpenter, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tubular scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 22 220 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300616885 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:88
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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