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Accident: 103799.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 103799.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301129.01503/13/2018Paragon Framing Inc
At 9:45 a.m. on March 8, 2018, Employee #1, a framing carpenter employed by a co nstruction framing company, was working at a site where several new houses were being built. He was working from a bracket scaffold and installing sheathing fo r a roof when the scaffold's guardrail failed. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 19 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a hip fracture and head trauma.
Keywords: carpenter, equipment failure, fall, guardrail, head, hip, installing, residential construction, roof, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 22
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1301129.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 19
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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