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Accident: 202624409 - Two Employees Are Injured When Scaffold Collapses

Accident: 202624409 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 04/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31413988204/17/20107349Fox Theater Maintenanace East, Llc
Employees # 1 and 2 were working from a mobile scaffold, installing light bulbs and ballasts. The employees were on scaffold levels 24 feet and 29 feet above the floor. They were replacing 120/277 volt ballasts and four 24 watt T8 light bulbs. The scaffold collapsed, slightly injuring Employee #1, and causing closed head injuries to Employee #2. The scaffold measured six feet long, four feet wide, and thirty feet high, was not fully planked, and was not installed with all required guard rails.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, head, guardrail, installing, mobile scaffold, collapse, lighting fixture, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314139882 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
2 314139882 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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