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Accident: 104626.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Breaks Arm

Accident: 104626.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 01/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308069.01502/01/2018Nissi Drywall, Inc.
At 5:00 p.m. on January 25, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a drywall company, wa s hanging drywall at a two-story residential building construction site. He was working from a scaffold that lacked guardrails. Employee #1 fell from the scaf fold, a fall height of 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured arm.
Keywords: arm, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, installing, residential construction, scaffold, unguarded, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1308069.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 15
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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