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Accident: 101758.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Fractures Hand And Wrist

Accident: 101758.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1275718.01511/07/2017Linde Construction Inc.
At 7:00 a.m. on October 24, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was engaged in the renovation of a commercial building. He was working from a 6-foot rolling scaffold and installing drywall studs and tracking. Employee # 1 was reaching above his shoulders to do his work. He leaned outward, and the s caffold shifted backward and fell. Employee #1 fell and struck the fallen scaff old base, a fall height of 6 feet. His supervisor transported him to the hospit al, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured hand and wrist.
Keywords: carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hand, installing, scaffold, structural collapse, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1275718.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 6
Cause: Interior carpentry

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