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Accident: 108998.015 - Employee, Struck By Hose, Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall

Accident: 108998.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345237.01509/11/2018Jostin Construction, Inc.
At 3:30 a.m. on September 10, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a concrete hose at the site of a new two-story commercial building. Concrete became clogged in the hose. As he attempted to clear the clog, the boom of the hose struck Employee #1, causing him to fall through a guardrail, a fall height of 29 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including multiple rib fractures, a fractured ankle, a fractured leg, and lacerations to his head.
Keywords: rib, struck by, ankle, clogged, construction, equipment operator, guardrail, material handling, leg, laceration, hose, head, fracture, fall, concrete, boom, tibia
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 29
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345237.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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