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Accident: 112771.015 - Employee Injures Head When Struck By Falling Wood

Accident: 112771.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342587.01508/27/2018Cranston Steel Structures, Inc
At 1:50 p.m. on July 30, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a building project. He was using a laser light to shoot a plumb line and align carrier beams that were being raised by a scissor lift. A piece of wood fell from the scissor lift and struck Employee #1's head. The employee, who was wearing a hard hat, sustained a headache. He received medical treatmen t but did not require hospitalization.
Keywords: beam, construction, falling object, hard hat, head, headache, laser, lumber, material handling, scissor lift, struck by, wood board
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1342587.015 41 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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