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Accident: 113352.015 - Employee'S Hand And Wrist Are Injured During Materials Unloa

Accident: 113352.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 01/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376233.01502/05/2019Permasteelisa North America Corp.

At 3:30 p.m. on January 28, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction materi als manufacturer, was working with a forklift operator and another coworker to u nload a crate of curtain walls from the forklift onto a new building's second st ory deck. The 8-foot-high crate began to tip over and caught Employee #1's lany ard or safety line, causing him to fall onto the concrete floor. Employee #1 wa s transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a dislocated right h and and wrist that occurred when he hit the floor.

Keywords: caught by, concrete slab, construction, crate, dislocated, fall, fall protection, falling object, forklift, hand, material handling, off loading, struck against, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   6

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1376233.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding

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