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Accident Report Detail

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 construc tion company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a developmen t 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, Employe e #1 tripped and fell. The frame, which weighed approximately 200 pounds and wa s 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: back, carpenter, fall, framing, material handling, residential construction, sprain, struck by, tripped, uneven ground, walking backward, walking surface, wood erection
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 Construction
1 1320135.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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