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Accident: 96593.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold, Breaks Shoulder Blade, And Cut

Accident: 96593.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242381.01506/26/2017Dugan Drywall, Inc.

At 2:00 p.m. on May 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drywall company, was wor king at a commercial building construction site. He was installing interior wal ls and ceilings from a rolling scaffold that was approximately 5 feet high. As he attempted to climb down from the scaffold, Employee #1 lost his balance, grab bed onto security mesh that cut his hand, and fell to the ground. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for a fractured scapula (shoulder blade) and lacerations to his left hand.

Keywords: building, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hand, installing, laceration, scaffold, shoulder
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   5

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1242381.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Drywall installers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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