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Accident: 109045.015 - Employee Fractures Leg And Wrist When Struck By Falling Plat

Accident: 109045.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 07/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2018, an employee was attempting to open a wooden crate of plate glass panels to be installed. When the crate opened, fifteen plate gla ss panels fell down onto the employee who received fractures to her femur and wr ist and was hospitalized.
Keywords: crate, fall, falling object, fracture, leg, struck by, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1331974.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing

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