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Accident: 202719282 - Worker Falls, Injures Shoulder When Scaffold Railing Fails

Accident: 202719282 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/14/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31735179906/24/20141522One-Stop Firestop Inc.
On January 14, 2014, Employee #1, employed by One-Stop Firestop, Inc., was engaged in painting work at a multifamily housing construction site. He was trying to access the scaffold inside an elevator shaft. The wood railing gave way, and Employee #1 fell 15 feet to the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for an injured shoulder and released without hospitalization. This event was investigated by Cal/OSHA.
Keywords: guardrail, shoulder, collapse, construction, fall, fall protection, painter, elevator shaft, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317351799 Non Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:15
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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