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Accident: 201943073 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201943073 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 02/08/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31626889502/15/20131522Y J F Co Inc Dba New Star Design
On February 8, 2013, Employee #1, a Laborer, repairing and painting a termite damaged area of a roof fascia. The employee was using a tubular welded, 2-storie high scaffold. The scaffold was not fully planked at working level. Employee #1 was not wearing fall protection equipment used at working platforms. The employee fell off the scaffold and struck asphalt ground. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: platform, repair, roof, ppe, plank, fall, painter, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316268895 Fatality Concussion Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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