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Accident: 72082.015 - Construction Worker Falls From Truck And Fractures Ribs And

Accident: 72082.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/16/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020278.01501/22/2015Contra Costa County Harvest Church

At 8:28 a.m. on January 16, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a church, was engaged in exterior carpentry at a two-story commercial building. He was working from a rough terrain truck. The truck's gate was not pinned shut, and Employee #1 wa s not wearing fall protection. He fell out of the gate to the grade level below , a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractured ribs a nd a fractured elbow.

Keywords: carpenter, construction, construction vehicle, elbow, fall, fall protection, fracture, rib, truck, unguarded
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1020278.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 10
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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