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Accident: 201058872 - Employee Falls From Second Story And Later Dies

Accident: 201058872 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/19/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30716208108/02/20041742Ultimate Construction
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on July 19, 2004, Employee #1 was assigned to work with a carpenter to frame an exterior wall on the east side of the building. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was passing a 2-in. by 4-in. boards to the carpenter working outside of the second unit from the south wall on the east side of the building. Suddenly, it appears that Employee #1 may have had a dizzy spell and leaned against a figure-four scaffold. Unable to support the weight of the employee, the scaffold gave way, and Employee #1 fell approximately 20 ft to the concrete floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized and died at 8:04 a.m. on July 31, 2004 of his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, head, equipment failure, dizziness, fall, concrete, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307162081 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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