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Accident: 111596.015 - Employee Is Thrown When Drill Jams And Fractures Ankle

Accident: 111596.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 07/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333620.01507/27/2018Plant Construction Company, L.P.
At 8:30 a.m. on July 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was cutting two holes in the sixth level concrete floor of a commercial building being renovated. He was operating a Milwaukee core drill when the drill jammed and began to spin. The employee stepped on the drill, and the spinning motion caused him to be thrown against a column. The employee was transported to the h ospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured left ankle.
Keywords: ankle, column, construction, cutting, drill, equipment operator, fracture, jammed, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1333620.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement

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