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Accident: 202549218 - Worker Jumps From Scaffold And Is Injured

Accident: 202549218 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/12/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30930175206/19/20088222Coast Community College District Golden West
On June 12, 2008, two drywall workers were placing drywall and mud boxes on the second level of an apartment complex. The scaffold rails had been removed in order for the workers to have better access to the building. As Employee #1 started to replace the scaffold railings, he lost his balance and rather than falling, he jumped off the scaffold and landed on his feet 12 feet below. His injuries (not specified) required hospitalization.
Keywords: building, construction, manual mat handling, lost balance, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309301752 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, n.e.c.

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