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Accident: 201363322 - One Employee Is Killed, Six Others Are Injured

Accident: 201363322 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 11/04/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31141739811/04/20081799Landcoast Insulation Inc.
About 5:30 a.m. on November 4, 2008, Employee #1 and a number of other contractors were inspecting and repairing a scaffold, which was erected inside a Coal-fired Boiler, Number 2, at the Mississippi Power Company's Plant. The scaffold collapsed inside the boiler and killed Employee #1. Six other employees sustained bruises, contusions, and abrasions. Two of them were hospitalized.
Keywords: repair, collapse, boiler, construction, abrasion, contusion, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 15 165 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311417398 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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2 311417398 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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3 311417398 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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4 311417398 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
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Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
5 311417398 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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6 311417398 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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7 311417398 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
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