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Accident: 107952.015 - Employee Fractures Ribs And Arm In Fall Through Collapsing R

Accident: 107952.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 07/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335613.01508/02/2018Mississippi Welding And Machine Llc

At 1115 a.m., on July 31, 2018, an employee was working in an aerial lift to rem ove screws from metal roof components as part of a demolition project. For an un specified reason, the employee left the basket of the aerial lift and stood upon the metal roof in a section that was previously identified as unsafe due to det eriorating support purlins. When the employee stepped onto the roof, the purlins gave way and he fell eleven feet into a concrete drainage ditch. The employee w as hospitalized for fractured ribs and right arm.

Keywords: aerial lift, arm, basket, demolition, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, roof, roof collapse
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Demolition   1 11

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1335613.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist: 11
Cause: Demolition

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