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Accident: 111897.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Hit By Concrete Bucke

Accident: 111897.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366703.01512/06/2018Reinforced Structures Inc.
At 11:15 a.m. on December 3, 2018, Employee #1 and his supervisor, employed by a concrete construction company, were pouring concrete for a new three-story mult ifamily residential building. Employee #1 was standing on an extension ladder w hile the supervisor was operating a forklift to lift a concrete bucket for pouri ng a cast-in-place beam. The concrete bucket fell off the forks of the forklift and struck Employee #1's head. Employee #1, whose head was protected by his ha rd hat, fell from the ladder to the concrete floor, a fall height of approximate ly 8 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where h e was admitted and treated for multiple fractured ribs and a fractured right wri st.
Keywords: concrete beam, concrete bucket, equipment operator, extension ladder, fall protection, forklift, fracture, hard hat, head, residential construction, rib, struck by, unsecured, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1366703.015 55 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 8
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause:

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