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Accident: 81195.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Scaffold Barrier And Is Killed

Accident: 81195.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 11/11/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1104998.01511/12/2015Brock Services, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on November 11, 2015, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a construction company, were engaged in dismantling a wood scaffold and moving it to a maintenance area. Coworker #1 was operating a crane that was lowering scaffold parts. Employee #1 was standing on the ground and waiting for a load to be lowered. A tag line from the crane became caught in a barrier that nested inside the scaffold's upper level guardrail. The barrier fell 41 feet and struck Employee #1. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, scaffold, construction, barrier guard, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1104998.015 48 M Fatality Other Insulation Workers

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