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Accident: 112362.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Vertical Mast

Accident: 112362.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358744.01511/07/2018Vsc Fire & Security, Inc.
At 10:39 a.m. on December 27, 2018, an employee was working from a motorized ver tical mast lift (JLG Model #20MVL) to install and adjust escutcheon plates in a racquetball court. A coworker asked for assistance with an escutcheon plate that they were having trouble with adjusting. After looking at the problem, the empl oyee began to lower the basket to retrieve a tool. As the basket descended, it d etached from the mast and the employee and basket fell approximately ten feet. T he employee was hospitalized for fractures to seven ribs, four vertebra, both sc apula, and glenoid. There was also a bulging disc in the employee's back and sma ll lacerations and contusions to the back of the head.
Keywords: contusion, descending, elevated work platform, fall, fire ext system, head, installing, laceration, rib, shoulder, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1358744.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 10
FallHt:20
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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