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Accident: 675090 - Employee Dies In Fall From Mobile Scaffold

Accident: 675090 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/23/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10547599006/27/19881542H.G. Reynolds Co.
Employee #1 was finishing sheetrock from a ladder on top of a mobile scaffold. The scaffold casters were not locked, and the scaffold was not fully planked or guarded with rails. Employee #1 fell 25 ft from the ladder to the concrete floor in the mezzanine area. He sustained lacerations and was found to be brain dead.
Keywords: head, guardrail, mobile scaffold, unsecured, work rules, ladder, construction, fall, brain, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105475990 Fatality Concussion Drywall installers

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