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Accident: 106462.015 - Employee Installing Beams Falls And Breaks Leg

Accident: 106462.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 05/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1322526.01506/07/2018James Mchugh Construction Co.

At 3:30 p.m. on May 31, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as engaged in concrete formwork for a new 98-story commercial building, a multie mployer construction project. He was installing decking and beams on the 53rd f loor when he lost balance and fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of 10 fe et. Employee #1 was wearing a safety harness connected to a Self Retracting Lan yard, FS-FSP1250-G, that was anchored to the core wall beam structure. Emergenc y services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and tr eated for compound fractures of his leg's tibia and fibula bones.

Keywords: beam, concrete, concrete form work, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, leg, lost balance, ppe
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   98 1000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1322526.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 10
FallHt:10
Cause: Forming
FatCause:

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