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Accident: 105946.015 - Employee Falls When Concrete Surface Collapses, Incurs Fract

Accident: 105946.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318689.01505/25/2018Carl Walker Construction, Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on May 22, 2018, Employee #1, a carpenter/laborer employed by a construction company, was removing a section of defective concrete flooring in a building. He was standing within the area he had marked for removal and operating a pneumatic/air driven jackhammer when the concrete floor collapsed. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 9.8 feet, and landed on the concrete surface below. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his back, legs, and hips.
Keywords: structural collapse, jackhammer, leg, hip, back, construction, fall, fracture, concrete, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1318689.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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