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Accident: 200961514 - Employee Injured In Fall When Mobile Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 200961514 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 11/12/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11954349411/13/19971799Edward Armstrong Contractors
Employee #1 was on the 13 ft high platform of a mobile scaffold that was being pushed. One of the scaffold's wheels became caught on a piece of plywood and the scaffold overturned. Employee #1 jumped, fracturing his right heel and badly bruising his left one. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, mobile scaffold, work rules, caught by, construction, riding on equipment, fall, foot, overturn, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 1 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119543494 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:13
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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