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Accident: 104629.015 - Employee Falls And Fractures Leg When Balcony Collapses

Accident: 104629.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 10/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272938.01510/25/2017Apex Exteriors, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on October 5, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed b y a construction company, were deconstructing a condemned balcony on a residenti al building. They were searching for a solid anchor point for attaching a fall protection anchor. Employee #1 moved from a ladder to the balcony surface to as sess its structural integrity. The balcony collapsed. Employee #1 fell, struck an air conditioning unit, and then hit the concrete surface, a fall height of a pproximately 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was trans ported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a leg fracture.
Keywords: anchor, demolition, fall, fall protection, fracture, leg, residential construction, structural collapse
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition   2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1272938.015 39 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 10
Cause: Demolition

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