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Accident: 202341996 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 202341996 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 04/22/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31198170804/24/20081799Thyssenkrupp Safway, Inc.
On April 22, 2008, Employee #1, a carpenter foreman, was walking on undecked joists, which were part of a large area suspended access (scaffold) system known as a "QuikDeck." He was also outside of the guardrail system and did not have the lanyard of his personal fall arrest system attached to an anchorage. Employee #1 fell from the joists approximately 29 ft to a concrete floor and was hospitalized with serious injuries.
Keywords: carpenter, fall, fall protection, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over 7 114
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311981708 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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