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Accident: 110421.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Platform, Later Dies

Accident: 110421.015 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 10/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355780.01510/24/2018Suter Construction Services, Llc
At 9:28 a.m. on October 4, 2018, an employee was using hammer and nails to fasten a window flange on a dormer. The employee fell approximately 14 feet from a wooden pallet elevated by a rough terrain forklift.The employee sustained a concussion, paralysis; was hospitalized and passed away 12 days later.
Keywords: paralysis, powered industrial vehicle, concussion, elevated work platform, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 14 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1355780.015 40 M Fatality Concussion Insulation Workers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from roof

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