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Accident: 112132.015 - Employee Falls While Welding, Fractures Skull And Ribs

Accident: 112132.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 06/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327905.01507/05/2018Bragg Investment Co Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on June 29, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a construc tion company, were engaged in steel erection for a four-story commercial buildin g. Employee #1 was welding a decorative structure onto a steel frame when he fe ll, a fall height of 20 feet, and struck a concrete deck. The employee was wear ing his body harness but had not tied off. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a skull fracture and multiple ri b fractures.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, rib, skull, steel erection, tie-off, welding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 58
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1327905.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up

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