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Accident: 112405.015 - Employee Falls From Rack System And Receives Fractures To Ri

Accident: 112405.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369924.01501/03/2019Wiginton Corporation

At 2:05 p.m. on December 28, 2018, an employee was standing on a rack system to inspect the fire sprinkler system. At some point, the metal decking on the fourt h tier rack the employee was standing on dislodged causing the employee to lose his balance and fall approximately twenty-two feet. The employee was hospitalize d to treat fractures to the left arm, ribs, pelvis, left cheekbone and skull.

Keywords: arm, decking, face, fall, fall protection, fire ext system, fracture, head, inspecting, lost balance, metal decking, pelvis, rib, skull, storage rack
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   22

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1369924.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations FallDist: 22
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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