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Accident: 105721.015 - Employee Suffers Fractured Skull And Leg Hematoma In Fall

Accident: 105721.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 04/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310564.01504/18/2018Modern Concrete, Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on April 10, 2018, Employee #1 was positioning a 2,200 pound cement bag that was hanging from the truck crane, in order to release the cement into the cement container of a Ready-Mix Concrete truck. He was standing 11 feet above the asphalt without fall protection or a hard hat. The bag of cement struck him, knocking him off of the truck and onto the asphalt below. As he fell, he also struck the side rear fender, hitting his head on the asphalt. The employee sustained a fracture to his skull and a hematoma to his hip and leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: ppe, hard hat, fracture, fall protection, fall, contusion, cement powder, asphalt, truck, struck against, skull
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1310564.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall, other

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