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Accident: 202079430 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scaffold Into Elevator Shaft

Accident: 202079430 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 04/21/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31216294404/21/20081741Merrill Masonry Inc
On April 21, 2008, Employee #1 was working on a scaffold, when he fell from the scaffolding and traveled through an unguarded metal doorframe into an open elevator shaft inside a building under construction. He died from unspecified injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: fall, unguarded, elevator shaft, scaffold, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 32 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312162944 Fatality Other Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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