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Accident: 102272.015 - Worker Fractures Leg When Scissor Lift Falls Over

Accident: 102272.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283594.01512/15/2017Mc Construction Company Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on November 17, 2017, Employee #1, the owner of a masonry/concrete company working as a subcontractor at a multiemployer construction project, was on a scissor lift and performing cement caulking operations to a commercial buil ding. Employee #1 was moving the lift forward when it fell over, and he jumped from the lift and fell a height of 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured leg.
Keywords: aerial lift, cementing, construction, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, falling object, fracture, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1283594.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 15
Cause: Exterior masonry

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