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Accident: 107981.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Scaffold Whil

Accident: 107981.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335829.01508/02/2018Rua & Son Mechanical, Inc
At 12:50 p.m. on May 15, 2018, an employee was installing a metal panel to the u nderside of an exterior escalator while standing on scaffold support structure w ithout guardrails. The employee fell eight feet off of the scaffold and received fractures to his right wrist, left cheek bone, and right knee. Additionally, th e employee received facial lacerations and was hospitalized.
Keywords: escalator, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, installing, knee, laceration, scaffold, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1335829.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 8
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation

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