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Accident: 103525.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Injures Head

Accident: 103525.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 02/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298817.01503/02/2018Kcs Contracting, Llc
At 1:50 p.m. on February 22, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was engaged in demolition work at a multiemployer project, a one-story comme rcial building. He was standing on a baker scaffold and unscrewing track studs from the ceiling when the scaffold's unlocked wheels rolled. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 5 feet. He struck his head on the concrete surface and lost co nsciousness. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a concussion and a dislocated sh oulder.
Keywords: caster, concussion, construction, demolition, fall, fall protection, scaffold, shoulder, unconsciousness, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1298817.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 5
Cause: Demolition

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