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Accident: 202498093 - Employee Injured In Fall While Dismantling Scaffold

Accident: 202498093 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 01/05/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31173480001/07/20081741Bragunier Masony Contractors Inc
On January 5, 2008, Employee #1 was dismantling a fabricated frame scaffold system. He was working on the third level and had moved two planks into position to be lowered to the ground by a rough terrain fork lift. While moving another plank into position he walked on the unsupported cantilevered ends of the planks and fell 20 ft, striking several crossbraces before landing on the compacted earth. Employee #1 sustained fractured ribs, a fractured arm, and internal injuries.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, unsecured, work rules, struck against, walking on plank, construction, rib, fall, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311734800 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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