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Accident: 105784.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Wall And Spine Is Broken

Accident: 105784.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317343.01505/21/2018Nero Specialties, Inc.
At 3:45 p.m. on May 11, 2018, Employee #1 was working at the site of a two-story residential construction project. He was erecting a 2nd floor exterior wood-fr amed wall measuring 10 feet by 20 feet when a gust of wind blew the wall over. As the wall fell, it struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Em ployee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for mult iple fractured spinal vertebrae.
Keywords: back, erection process, falling object, fracture, residential construction, spine, struck by, vertebra, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1317343.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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