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Accident: 201270410 - Employee Killed In Fall From Joist When Scaffold Overturns

Accident: 201270410 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 10/11/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30096123210/15/19978661The First Baptist Church Of Trussville
Employee #1 and a coworker were using the overhead bar joists to pull themselves along on a 21 ft high mobile scaffold. The scaffold overturned, and they were left hanging from a joist. The coworker managed to climb down, but Employee #1 fell, striking his head on the floor. He was killed.
Keywords: head, joist, mobile scaffold, work rules, riding on equipment, fall, overturn, scaffold, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300961232 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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