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Accident: 118285.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebrae When Struck By Water Heater

Accident: 118285.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1417948.01507/25/2019Glenny'S Stone Works, Inc.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 19, 2019, an employee attempted to install a sink counter. The water heater was in a baker scaffold. When the employee attemp ted to move it , the heater fell and struck him. The employee sustained hairlin e fractures in the vertebrae and was hospitalized for these injuries.

Keywords: fracture, installing, struck by, vertebra, water heater
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 14

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1417948.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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