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Accident: 202013314 - Employee Killed In Fall From Hanging Scaffold

Accident: 202013314 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 08/26/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30280617908/28/20001622Defoe Corp.
On August 26, 2000, Employee #1 and a coworker were stripping concrete forms from a hanging scaffold. When Employee #1 was descending a vertical ladder towards the platform, a tractor trailer struck the hanging scaffold. Employee #1 fell approximately 13 ft to the ground and was killed. He was not tied-off.
Keywords: platform, concrete form work, ladder, struck against, descending, fall, tractor trailer, tie-off, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 16 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302806179 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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