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Accident: 201351616 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201351616 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 01/29/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30398783801/24/20021542Auld & White Constructors, Inc.
At about 4:30 p.m. on January 29, 2002, Employee #1, a temporary employee, was working alone on the platform of a fabricated, framed scaffold that was approximately seven ft above the ground, and was not equipped with guard rails or any other fall protection. He fell, impaling his head on an exposed reinforcing steel bar that was protruding about 18 inches from the ground. Employee #1 died after being transported to a hospital.
Keywords: head, guardrail, rebar, impaled, guard, struck against, fall, fall protection, unguarded, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303987838 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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