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Accident Summary Nr: 114610.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Fractures Ribs

Accident Summary Nr: 114610.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/13/2018
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1361586.01511/20/2018236220S.R. Freeman, Inc.

Abstract: At 11:30 a.m. on November 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was working at a residential construction project, a new two-story building . He was working from a scaffold when he leaned on the scaffold railing. The r ailing was not properly secured at its connection. The railing gave way, and th e employee fell. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, w here he was admitted for treatment of multiple fractured ribs.

Keywords: blunt force trauma, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, residential construction, rib, scaffold, unsecured
Accident Details
End Use Project Type Project Cost Stories Non-building Height Fatality
      2 24

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 1361586.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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