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Accident: 106766.015 - Employee Falls From Balcony And Fractures Vertebrae

Accident: 106766.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 06/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1325143.01506/25/2018Mv Commercial Construction, Llc
At 7:45 a.m. on June 22, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working from an exterior balcony at a two-story multifamily residential buil ding that was under construction. He was installing Tyvek tape when he fell fro m the balcony, a fall height of 21 feet. Emergency services transported the emp loyee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fractured vertebrae.
Keywords: carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, installing, leaning over, residential construction, spine, vertebra, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 21
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1325143.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause:

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