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Accident: 144351.015 - Employee Falls And Fractures Vertebrae While Installing Wall

Accident: 144351.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 01/25/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1574958.01501/27/2022Galeano Contractor, Llc

At 2:00 p.m. on January 25, 2022, an employee removed a guardrail in preparation to install a pre-framed wall panel. While working, the employee fell approximat ely thirty-six feet and fractured vertebrae in their lower back. The employee wa s hospitalized to treat the injuries.

Keywords: back, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, fracture, framing, guardrail, installing, panel, vertebra, wall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1574958.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 36
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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