Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201075348 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Rolling Scaffold

Accident: 201075348 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/12/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268169503/02/20101742G L Construction And Drywall
An 1:30 p.m. on February 12, 2010, Employee #1 and a coworker were installing some vapor barrier and drywall in a hallway while standing on a rolling scaffold. They were working at about 5.5 feet above the ground. Employee #1 was attempting to install the last three sections of drywall while the coworker was assisting. Employee #1 stepped backwards, falling off the rolling scaffold and hitting the concrete. The coworker contacted the employer to tell him that Employee #1 had an accident. The employer came to the accident scene and contacted a supervisor. The paramedics had stabilized and transported Employee #1 to the hospital for surgery and treatment at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido for at least three weeks. Employee #1 had received head trauma injuries. The employer does commercial, government and schools by installing metal studs, drywall and metal framing. Employee #1 was using a Perry rolling scaffold with a platform, vapor barrier, drywall sections, screw gun, screws and a hard hat. The employer did report the accident to the Division at 4:56 p.m. on February 12, 2010.
Keywords: head, mobile scaffold, ppe, construction, fall, fall protection, electric drill, concrete, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 4 5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312681695 Hospitalized injury Other Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:5
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close