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Accident: 105340.015 - Employee Falls During Windy Conditions And Incurs Multiple F

Accident: 105340.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 11/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298807.01502/22/2018G.B. Construction Inc.
At 2:45 p.m. on November 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in exterior carpentry at the construction site for a five-story multifamily residential structure. He was on the fourth floor and carrying plywood during windy conditions. The wind caught the plywood, and Employee #1 fell to the third floor, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his left wrist and left tibia.
Keywords: tibia, residential construction, material handling, wrist, fall, fall protection, fracture, carpenter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   5
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1298807.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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