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Accident: 918516 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Dies

Accident: 918516 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/11/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10738440609/15/19891761Ted Frye
Employees #1 was working from a twenty feet high pump jack scaffold with two other employees. The pump jack scaffold was not properly constructed and was improperly used. The scaffold malfunctioned leading to the fall of all three employees. Employee #1 was killed. The other two employees received minor injuries. The pump jack scaffold did not have guardrails or mudsills and poles were only secured at the top. Also, too many people were on the scaffold at one time.
Keywords: guardrail, construction, pump jack scaffold, fall, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107384406 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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