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Accident: 99484.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 99484.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267767.01510/03/2017Framing By Superior, Inc.
At 5:30 p.m. on September 25, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction fram ing company, was engaged in framing operations at a residential construction pro ject. He was working from a Whalen-Jack bracket scaffold and helping to guide a plywood delivery to the roof. Employee #1 grabbed a rail of the scaffold to su pport himself. The rail was loose, prompting Employee #1 to reach for and grab the midrail. The midrail bracket broke, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 18 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tran sported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, inc luding two fractured ribs.
Keywords: equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, material handling, midrail, residential construction, rib, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1267767.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 18
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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