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Accident: 142445.015 - Employee Receives Multiple Injuries In Fall From Collapsed B

Accident: 142445.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/14/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570866.01501/04/2022Rjp Framing, Inc.

At 3:41 p.m. on December 14, 2021, an employee stood on an exterior balcony to r eceive a bundle of lumber raised to the balcony by a coworker operating a forkli ft. The coworker laid the bundle onto the balcony and the balcony immediately co llapsed under the added weight. The employee fell approximately ten feet as the balcony collapsed and was then struck by the falling lumber. The employee was ho spitalized for three weeks to treat fractures to their hip, pelvis, left ankle a nd ribs.

Keywords: ankle, balcony, collapse, fall, fall from elevation, falling object, forklift, fracture, hip, lumber, lumber stack, pelvis, rib, structural collapse
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1570866.015 99 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 10
FallHt:10
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause:

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