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Accident: 109200.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Falling Drywall Sheets

Accident: 109200.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346771.01509/17/2018Rex Moore Electrical Contractors & Engineers, Inc.
At 1:44 p.m. on September 4, 2018, an employee was attempting to work on a light switch electrical box that was blocked by twenty sheets of four foot by twelve foot drywall. The employee started to move the sheets of drywall to access the l ight switch electrical box when the sheets fell onto the employee and fractured his leg.
Keywords: drywall, electric switch, electrical, electrical box, fall, falling object, fracture, installing, leg, lighting, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 45
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1346771.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic technicians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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