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Accident: 113077.015 - Employee Incurs Injuries When Struck By Falling Unsupported

Accident: 113077.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 01/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1373753.01501/25/2019Trustforte General Contractors Inc.
There were five inspections associated with this investigation: 1373753, 1373762 , 1373764, 1373769, and 1374355, for a temporary staffing agency. This account w as based on that of the temporary staffing agency. At 11:45 a.m. on January 23, 2019, an employee was working for a temporary staffing agency. He was cutting me tal frame supports. He was working next to n unsupported drywall partition. The partition was approximately 2.4 meters (8 feet) tall and 1.8 meters (5 feet, 10 inches; or 5.83 feet) wide. When he pulled on an electrical cord, the wall fell onto his back. The employee was pinned between the wall and a chop saw. He was h ospitalized to treat unspecified injuries.
Keywords: construction, drywall, falling object, pinned, struck by, unsecured panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1373753.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Drywall installers FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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