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Accident: 101102.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 101102.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 11/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279863.01511/29/2017Interstate Mechanical Services Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on November 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical servic es company, was working at a multiemployer construction project. He was working from a scaffold platform and welding to install an economizer on a boiler. Emp loyee #1 fell from the scaffold, a fall height of 15 feet. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treat ed for fractures to his pelvis, shoulder blades, and ribs.
Keywords: boiler, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, pelvis, rib, scaffold, shoulder, welder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279863.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist: 15
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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