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Accident: 99665.015 - Worker Falls From Scaffold And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 99665.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 08/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259027.01508/23/2017Pomona Construction Llc
At 3:15 p.m. on August 21, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a construction company, were installing exterior vinyl siding at a multiemployer construction site, a two-story multifamily residential building. They were working from a pump jack scaffold. Employee #1 began to lower the scaffold, and the workers fell through the gap between the scaffold and the building, a fall height of 15 feet. Employee #1 hit his head on the concrete pavement. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treated for multiple injuries, including fractures of his arm and collarbone and a possible concussion. Employee #1 required two surgeries.
Keywords: pump jack scaffold, installing, residential construction, fracture, collarbone, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, concussion, arm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1259027.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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