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Accident: 202585949 - Employee Suffers Concussion In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 202585949 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/27/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31276065504/29/20091521B G Flather Construction, Inc.
At approximately 7:45 a.m. on April 27, 2009, Employee #1, a carpenter, was working inside a two-story residential home, which was under construction. He was removing nails from wooden header boards, using a pry bar while standing on a 6-ft rolling Perry scaffold. The scaffold tipped over, causing Employee #1 to fall six feet onto the wood flooring. He suffered a concussion and was hospitalized for his injury. The scaffolding was found with the four casters locked in position.
Keywords: carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, concussion, pry bar, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312760655 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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