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Accident: 110484.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Ladder When S

Accident: 110484.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 10/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356644.01510/29/2018Pacific Rim Plumbing, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on October 17, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a plumbing company, was engaged in plumbing installation at a new multifamily residential structure, a multiemployer construction project. He was standing on a 6-foot ladder and u sing a hole saw to drill a 4-inch hole into the top plate. The saw kicked back and struck the employee's face. The employee fell, a fall height of 5 feet. He was treated for a bruised shoulder, lacerations to his arms and legs, and two b roken teeth. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, contusion, drill, drill operator, face, fall, fall protection, kick back, laceration, ladder, leg, residential construction, saw, shoulder, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3 37
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1356644.015 53 M Non Hospitalized injury Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters FallDist: 5
FallHt:5
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause:

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