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Accident: 116945.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Fractures In Fall From Movie Screen

Accident: 116945.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 03/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1384733.01503/13/2019Fox Services Group, Llc

On March 13, 2019, Employee #1 was climbing or standing on a movie screen suppor t frame. He was attempting to adjust connections between the screen and the sup port frame. Employee #1 had a harness and single shock absorbing lanyard, but h e could not maintain 100 percent tie off while climbing the support frame, which was not designed to be climbed and lacked a suitable point of anchorage. The e mployee #1 fell from the support frame, a fall height of 22 feet. He was transp orted to the hospital and admitted for treatment of multiple injuries, including fractures to multiple ribs and vertebrae and a fractured ankle.

Keywords: anchor, ankle, blunt force trauma, climbing, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, frame, installing, lanyard, rib, tie-off, vertebra
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   36

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1384733.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 22
Cause: Interior carpentry

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