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Accident: 201751120 - Scaffold Collapses And One Employee Killed And One Injured

Accident: 201751120 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 05/29/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30622423905/29/20031741Tri-Star Masonry, Inc.
Employee #1 was below a scaffold when high winds blew seven courses of blocks onto the scaffold. The scaffold collapsed and fell onto Employee #1, killing him. Employee #2 was also struck by a falling object resulting in two fractured legs.
Keywords: fracture, high wind, collapse, blocks, crushed, struck by, falling object, leg, scaffold, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306224239 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile
2 306224239 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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