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Accident: 99409.015 - Employee Dismantling Scaffold Falls And Incurs Fractures And

Accident: 99409.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267354.01510/02/2017Safway Services, Llc
At 2:30 p.m. on September 25, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a scaffolding compa ny, was dismantling a scaffold at a multiemployer construction project. As he u nhooked his fall protection lanyard, the two 7-foot long steel scaffold planks h e was standing on separated, and Employee #1 fell through the opening to the con crete floor, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Empl oyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractu res of his left collarbone and left arm and a collapsed lung.
Keywords: arm, collarbone, construction, dismantling, fall, fracture, lanyard, lung, plank, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   0 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1267354.015 24 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 20
FallHt:40
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