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Accident: 822700 - Employees Injured When Scaffold Overturned

Accident: 822700 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 10/07/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10840947501/07/19891742Krafft-Murphy Company
Employees #1 and #2 were working 9 ft 6 in. above a concrete floor from an outrigger platform that was attached to a mobile scaffold. An outrigger was not attached to the opposite side of the mobile scaffold. A coworker was pushing the mobile scaffold with the two employees on the outrigger. The wheels of the scaffold hit an extension cord that was running across the floor and the scaffold overturned, throwing Employees #1 and #2 to the floor. Both were hospitalized.
Keywords: mobile scaffold, outrigger, carpenter, work rules, construction, riding on equipment, fall, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108409475 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters
2 108409475 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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