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Accident: 78826.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold While Installing Elevator Shaft

Accident: 78826.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 07/17/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1079790.01507/20/2015Jobanny Vazquez
At 10:00 a.m. on July 17, 2015, an employee was installing an elevator shaft dur ing the construction of a new dormitory on a university campus. The employee fe ll 30 feet from a scaffold to the ground and was medically evacuated to a local hospital ICU where he died 11 days later.
Keywords: elevated work platform, elevator shaft, fall, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 4 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1079790.015 47 M Fatality Brickmasons and stonemasons FallDist: 30
Cause: Exterior masonry

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