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Accident: 96658.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Wall And Incurs Fractures

Accident: 96658.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 06/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242980.01506/20/2017National Construction And Remediation

At 6:45 a.m. on June 1, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a demolition contractor, was removing internal structures and materials at a building demolition site. H e was in the basket of a scissor lift and using bolt cutters to remove a t-bar c eiling wire. A wall in an adjacent area suddenly and inexplicably came free, st riking and knocking over the scissor lift. Employee #1, still in the lift baske t, fell with the lift as it struck the floor. Emergency services were called, a nd Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures of the pelvis and an elbow.

Keywords: aerial lift, building, construction, demolition, elbow, fall, fracture, pelvis, struck by, wall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1242980.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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