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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314084443 - Derrick French Remodeling

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 314084443Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 05/04/2010

Derrick French Remodeling
126 N Waccamaw Blvd
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors
Mailing: 5005 Krystal Ln, Conway, SC 29527

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/10/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/20/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200375152Event: 04/20/2010Employee Hits Head And Falls From Scaffold, Later Dies
Employee #1 and a coworker were working on a three-story condo building where pump jack scaffolds were used. Employee #1 was on the scaffold approximately 35 feet high installing plywood, hurricane straps, and tyvek. The coworker was on the inside of the building working on a window. Employee #1 reported to the coworker that he hit his head on a strap causing him to fall back. Employee #1 informed the coworker that after falling about two feet he got back onto the scaffold. Both eployees continued working the rest of the day until they were driven to another site to work. Employee #1 died at home the following day. According to coroner, evidence the injuries the deceased incurred may have been caused when resuscitation was administered to attempt to revive him. There was no evidence that the injuries were the result of a fall.
Keywords: head, struck against, pump jack scaffold, fall, load binder, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314084443 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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