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Accident: 201407210 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 201407210 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/27/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30492930008/27/20041721Atsalis Bros Painting Co
On August 27, 2004, a four-man crew was dismantling a suspended scaffold when one of the corners broke loose and struck one of the employees. The scaffold fell approximately 20 feet to the ground with all four crew members on it. The employee who was struck by the scaffold was killed.
Keywords: head, maintenance, dismantling, construction, scaffold collapse, struck by, concussion, falling object, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304929300 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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