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Accident: 656132 - Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 656132 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 02/24/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11354402703/01/20001791Red Oak Corporation
Employee #1, an iron worker, had climbed from the basket of an articulating boom onto a tubular welded-frame scaffold when he fell 26 ft to the ground. He sustained serious injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, scaffold, tubular scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 113544027 Hospitalized injury Other Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:26
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Welding/Bu
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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