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Accident: 110434.015 - Employee Falls, Incurs Foot Fractures In Guardrail Collapse

Accident: 110434.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 09/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356122.01509/20/2018Elliott Electrical Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on September 18, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in electrical installation work at a three-story multifamily residential structure, a multiemployer construction project. He was on the third floor stairway landing and throwing cable into the bed of his truck when the guardrail collapsed. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 22 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple fractures of the foot and ankle.
Keywords: structural collapse, residential construction, installing, material handling, guardrail, ankle, dislocated, fall, fracture, foot, stair landing
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1356122.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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