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Accident: 108066.015 - Employee Carrying Wood Frame Trips And Injures Back

Accident: 108066.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1320135.01506/04/2018Powers Construction And Engineering, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on May 18, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a development of new residences. They were engaged in erecting a wood frame wall. As they carried the frame over uneven ground, with Employee #1 walking backward, Employee #1 tripped and fell. The frame, which weighed approximately 200 pounds and was 12 feet long, 9 feet high, and 6 inches deep, fell on top of him. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, treated for a back strain, and released.
Keywords: struck by, walking surface, framing, carpenter, residential construction, material handling, fall, back, wood erection, walking backward, sprain, tripped, uneven ground
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1320135.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenter

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