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Accident: 112763.015 - Employee'S Spinal Cord Is Fractured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 112763.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372409.01501/11/2019Skyline Scaffold Inc
At 12:00 p.m. on December 14, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a scaffold company, was working from a lift truck's elevated platform during steel erection at a fi ve-story commercial building. The employee slipped and fell, a fall height of 1 8 feet, and struck the concrete surface. The employee was transported to the ho spital for treatment of multiple injuries, including a spinal cord fracture and dislocation, a rib fracture, and left temporal bone fracture.
Keywords: boom truck, dislocated, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, mobile scaffold, rib, slip, spine, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   5 42
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1372409.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Diver FallDist: 18
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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