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Accident: 103174.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Lumber And Fractures Arm

Accident: 103174.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282084.01512/08/2017Orange Coast Building Services
At 11:30 p.m. on October 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was doing exterior carpentry repair and maintenance at a two-story commercia l building. He was using a rope and pulley to raise a piece of lumber when he f elt a splinter in his hand. He became distracted, and the lumber fell back down onto his left arm. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpo rted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured forearm.
Keywords: carpenter, construction, falling object, forearm, fracture, lumber, maintenance, pulley, rope, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1282084.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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