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Accident: 201953528 - Employee Erecting Scaffold Falls

Accident: 201953528 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/31/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30689808108/01/20031611Nasco Construction, Inc.
Employee #1 was assisting laborers in erecting bridge bracket scaffolding and suffered severe laceration to his forehead when scaffolding collapsed from under his feet after laying a plywood platform. The taper anchor bolts installed to hold the bridge brackets in place to complete scaffolding as walking/working surface pulled out of the previously poured concrete. Employee #1 struck rebar that was extending out of the top of the concrete wall during the fall. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital were he was treated and released.
Keywords: anchor, erection process, head, rebar, forehead, scaffold collapse, laceration, fall, concrete, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 17
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306898081 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:17
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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