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Accident: 202312385 - Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 202312385 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/12/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11968972705/16/20001742Coast Insulation Contractors, Inc
Employee #1 was standing on a rolling scaffold while insulating the second floor roof joists. While trying to move the unit by pulling on the rafters, the wheel of the scaffold made contact with a 2-in. by 4-in. wood board on floor, causing the scaffold and Employee #1 to fall approximately 8 ft to the floor. Employee #1 suffered fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: joist, mobile scaffold, roll-over, struck against, fall, elevated work plat, housekeeping, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119689727 Hospitalized injury Fracture Insulation Workers FallDist:
Cause: Interior tile work (ceramic, vinyl, acoustic)
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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