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Accident: 99001.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Suffers Concussion

Accident: 99001.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263806.01508/24/2017Luis Carbajal

At 2:00 p.m. on August 19, 2017, an employee was helping a crew install a ceilin g joist for main living room area. The employee tried to jump away from the sca ffold when the ceiling joist fell and the employee fell backward, falling off of the scaffold. The employee struck the back of his head on the concrete and was killed from a concussion.

Keywords: concrete slab, concussion, fall, head, scaffold, scaffolding, struck against
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 0 18 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1263806.015 31 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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