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Accident: 104106.015 - Employee Falls From Reactor And Fractures Jaw And Face

Accident: 104106.015 -- Report ID: 0950672 -- Event Date: 02/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303805.01502/13/2018Nooter Construction Company
At 11:45 p.m. on February 2, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a four-story refinery. He was hanging lights on top of a rea ctor head in preparation for rigging. Employee #1 fell through an open 3-foot b y 3-foot grating, a fall height of approximately 48 feet. As he fell, he made c ontact with a temporary scaffold that helped break his fall. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admi tted and treated for jaw and facial fractures.
Keywords: construction, face, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, grating, installing, lighting, reactor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Refinery Maintenance or repair   4 48
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1303805.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause:

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