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Accident: 107549.015 - Two Employees Fall From Job Box And Sustain Fractures

Accident: 107549.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 05/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1313595.01505/03/2018Keith Lukes
At 1:05 p.m. on May 2, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a construction company, were engaged in exterior carpentry work at a residential structure. They were working from a field-built job box and installing a window when both fell, a fall height of approximately 10 feet. Emergency services transported the two employees to the hospital, where they were admitted. Employee #1 was treated for multiple fractured ribs. Employee #2 was treated for a fractured neck.
Keywords: rib, fall protection, installing, neck, scaffold, residential construction, fracture, fall, work platform, carpenter
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 1313595.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenter FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold
2 1313595.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenter FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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