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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 80744.015 - Worker Installing Siding Falls From Scaffold And Is Killed.

Accident: 80744.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 11/02/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1103171.01511/03/2015Construction For You, Llc
At 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was engaged in renovations at a multifamily residential building. He was wor king from a pump jack scaffold, removing nails and adding pieces of vinyl siding to the second story exterior of the building. As Employee #1 pulled a nail, he lost his balance, fell from the scaffold, and struck the asphalt below, a fall height of 16 feet. Employee #1 was killed. He was found to have sustained intr acranial bleeding and multiple fractures to his skull, back, arm, and shoulder.
Keywords: arm, back, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, lost balance, scaffold, skull, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1103171.015 44 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 16
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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