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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 113688.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Platform And Receives Multiple

Accident: 113688.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372702.01501/22/2019Torres General Inc.

At 2:00 p.m. on August 20, 2018, an employee worked to frame a multi-story wood building. The employee stood on an elevated platform located between two columns and a metal frame scaffold. At some point, the employee fell approximately twen ty feet off the platform. The employee received rib fractures and unspecified in juries to head and knee. The employee was hospitalized for treatment of the inju ries to include surgery for the knee.

Keywords: column, fall, fall protection, fracture, frame, framing, head, knee, raised platform, rib, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   8 85

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1372702.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 20
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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