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Accident: 107584.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold, Fractures Ribs And Back

Accident: 107584.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 05/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317320.01505/15/2018Cameron Insulation, Llc
At 4:45 p.m. on May 14, 2018, Employee #1, a foreman, and one coworker, both emp loyed by an insulation company, were working at a school building construction s ite. They were working from a Fraco mast climbing scaffold and spraying foam in sulation to the building's exterior. After lifting the scaffold to reach the to p of the building, and as Employee #1 stepped onto the work platform, he fell ba ckward, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for four fractured ribs and two fractured vertebrae in his back.
Keywords: back, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, insulator, rib, scaffold, sprayed, vertebra, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1317320.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Insulation Workers FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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