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Accident: 92830.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall When Scaffold Fails

Accident: 92830.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1205915.01502/03/2017Richard Mooney
At approximately 9:37 a.m. on January 27, 2017, an employee was removing siding with hand tools, while standing on a wood pump-jack scaffold. The scaffold failed, causing the employee to fall 15 feet to the asphalt driveway below. The employee suffered head trauma and was killed.
Keywords: pump jack scaffold, elevated work platform, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1205915.015 65 M Fatality Concussion Carpenter FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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