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Accident: 51847.015 - Employee Falls 15 Feet From Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 51847.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 08/15/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
937142.01509/03/2013Steve'S Drywall, Inc.
At 9:45 a.m. on August 15, 2013, Employee #1 was installing drywall on a high va ulted ceiling in a large residential home garage/shop, using a mobile scaffold. The employee fell 15 feet from the mobile scaffold, and he was killed from hitti ng his head on the concrete floor.
Keywords: ceiling, concrete slab, fall, fall protection, head, residential construction, scaffold, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 937142.015 61 M Fatality Drywall installers FallDist: 15
FallHt:15
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause:

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