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Accident: 109493.015 - Employee Falls, Sustains Multiple Fractures And Collapsed Lu

Accident: 109493.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 08/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337816.01508/10/2018Mid-States Concrete Industries, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on August 9, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a concret e construction company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a new church. The employees were installing precast hollow core concrete planks. Employee #1 was inspecting the positioning of a plank that had been moved into position by a crane. He had one foot resting on the plank when the plank rolled and broke. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 13 feet. Emergenc y services transported the employee by plane to the hospital, where he was admit ted and treated for a collapsed lung, multiple rib fractures, and a fractured co llarbone.
Keywords: collapsed lung, collarbone, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, inspecting, installing, lung, plank, precast, rib, roll-over
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337816.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 13
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks

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