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Accident: 97688.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Wood And Incurs Head Trauma

Accident: 97688.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251089.01507/31/2017Dmg Masonry

At 1:30 p.m. on July 18, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a masonry company, was f inishing his day's work at a multiemployer construction project, a 24-story comm ercial building. As he was leaving the site, a piece of plywood fell from appro ximately 20 stories in height and struck Employee #1's head. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head trauma.

Keywords: building, construction, falling object, head, struck by, wood panel, wood slab
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   24

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1251089.015 24 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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