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Accident: 109806.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries After Falling Due To Dizzi

Accident: 109806.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351503.01510/05/2018Skanska Usa Civil Southeast, Inc.
At 12:11 p.m. on October 4, 2018, an employee was working on a precast trophy ma terial barge cutting tie wires to remove metal rod from rebar in preparation for the precast concrete to be lifted and set in place. The employee stood up rapid ly from a seated position and became lightheaded and dizzy. The employee fell ov er approximately two feet and landed on a steel beam. The employee received coll apsed lung, contusions to his ribcage and back and showed other unspecified symp toms of heat stress.
Keywords: back, collapsed lung, concrete, contusion, cutting, dizziness, fall, heat-related illness , lost balance, lung, precast, rib, steel beam
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1351503.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 2
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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