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Accident: 112995.015 - Employee Falls From Balcony And Receives Blunt Force Trauma

Accident: 112995.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 01/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374011.01501/28/2019Terry P Taylor
At 12:00 a.m. on January 28, 2019, an employee was working on a bathroom remodel and assisting in an attempt to raise a shower enclosure. While raising the show er, the employee put weight on a balcony guardrail, which collapsed and caused t he employee to fall approximately ten feet. The employee was hospitalized for un specified blunt force trauma injuries.
Keywords: balcony, blunt force trauma, collapse, fall, fall protection, guardrail
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1374011.015 60 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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