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Accident: 202288080 - Employee Died After Falling From Scaffold

Accident: 202288080 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/06/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10920349703/09/19981741South Eastern Masonry Inc.
On March 6, 1998, Employee #1 and another employee were working on side brackets, from a single 2 in. by 10 in. plank, on a tubular welded frame scaffold, which was one frame high. Employee #1 and another employee were washing down a brick wall with a cleaning solution. The plank was approximately 7 ft 6 in. above a concrete pad. Employee #1 apparently fell off the open end of the plank and struck his head on the concrete pad. Employee #1 was taken to a hospital where he died later from head concussion.
Keywords: head, struck against, construction, plank, brick, cleaning fluid, fall, concussion, concrete, tubular scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 109203497 Fatality Concussion Brickmasons and stonemasons apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:7
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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