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Accident: 110918.015 - Employee, Struck By Falling Building Block, Falls And Incurs

Accident: 110918.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359802.01511/13/2018Lex Interprise, Inc.
At 8:15 a.m. on November 7, 2018, Employee #1 was engaged in exterior masonry wo rk on the second floor of a new eight-story multifamily residential structure, a multiemployer construction project. A block fell from the seventh floor as it was being unloaded. It struck Employee #1, who fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was treat ed for multiple fractures.
Keywords: concrete block, fall, fall protection, falling object, fracture, installing, masonry wall, residential construction, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1359802.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 20
Cause: Exterior masonry

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