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Inspection: 305246803 - Atlantic Scaffolding Erectors Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4

Nr: 305246803Report ID: 0352440Open Date: 03/18/2002

Atlantic Scaffolding Erectors Inc
1000 Brandon Shores Road
Baltimore, MD 21226
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 5220 Pennington Avenue, Curtis Bay, MD 21226

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/09/2002
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/09/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202329041Event: 03/17/2002Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold
Employee #1, along with other workers, was dismantling a tube and coupler scaffold inside a boiler at BGE when he fell through the opening that the sections of the scaffold were being passed down through. The employee fell 32 feet to the scaffolded floor below. He received fractures to two vertebrae in his back. The employer has a fall protection program for dismantling scaffold and the employee was wearing fall protection but was not tied-off at the time. The manufacturer allows personnel to tie-off to the scaffold when two horizontal members meet at a vertical member and within 2 feet of the junction and only to the vertical member.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, ppe, back, fall, fall protection, tie-off, scaffold, scaffolding, tubular scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305246803 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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