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Accident: 100707.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle When Loading A Cart And The Load Fa

Accident: 100707.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1277049.01511/14/2017Holder Construction Co.
At 8:30 p.m. on November 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was removing Masonite floor panels at a building renovation site. He was plac ing the panels, which measured 4 feet by 8 feet by .25 inch thick, onto a rollin g Metaltech drywall cart. He had placed 25 to 30 panels on the cart when the loa d began to shift. The panels fell from the cart and onto Employee #1's right ank le. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospi tal. He was admitted and treated for a fractured ankle.
Keywords: ankle, cart, construction, dismantling, falling object, fracture, load shift, material handling, panel, unstable load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1277049.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior tile work (ceramic, vinyl, acoustic)
FatCause:

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