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Accident: 108324.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Unsecured

Accident: 108324.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336988.01505/30/2018Hirschi Masonry, Llc
At 12:00 a.m. on May 30, 2018, an employee was walking towards an access ladder on a scaffold. A coworker had removed scaffold planks off of a barer to install a rest platform, but failed to notify the employee of the hazardous condition cr eated. The employee stepped through the unsecured cantilevered planks and began to fall. In an attempt to stop his fall, the employee grabbed at the brick wall which resulted in a masonry block coming loose and falling with the employee. Th e employee fell eleven feet and was then struck on the head by the falling mason ry block. The employee received a fractured pelvis, vertebra, and sternum along with head trauma. The employee was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: blocks, blunt force trauma, chest, fall, falling object, fracture, head, ladder, masonry wall, pelvis, plank, scaffold, struck by, unsecured, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1336988.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 11
Cause: Exterior masonry

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