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Accident: 201522422 - Employees Are Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201522422 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/29/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12315887505/02/20051751Blue Print Carpentry Inc.
On April 29, 2005, Employees #1 through #3 were on a carpenter bracket scaffold without any fall protection. When a 2-in. by 6-in. plank failed, they fell approximately 27 ft to the ground. Employees #1 and #2 were hospitalized for fractures. Employee #3 sustained abrasions and bruises.
Keywords: fracture, equipment failure, abrasion, fall, fall protection, contusion, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123158875 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:27
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 123158875 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:27
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
3 123158875 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:27
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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