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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 servi ces company, was engaged in electrical installation work at a three-story multif amily residential structure, a multiemployer construction project. He was on th e 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. Emergenc y services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and t reated for multiple fractures of the foot and ankle.
Keywords: ankle, dislocated, fall, foot, fracture, guardrail, installing, material handling, residential construction, stair landing, structural collapse
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 Electricians FallDist: 24
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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