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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170359590 Event: 05/01/1992Employee Falls From Three-Story Scaffold
At about 12:01 p.m. on May 1, 1992, Employee #1, a 41-year-old carpenter, fell from a three-story scaffold he had built to install 4-foot by 8-foot sheer panels on the exterior of a building. Employee #1 was conscious after the fall and did not complain of pain or loss of breath. He was transported to a local treatment clinic and released. Employee #1 was working as an independent contractor. The scaffolding consisted of a single, narrow platform without guardrails.
Keywords: guardrail, carpenter, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119987576 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters

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