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Accident: 113156.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Falling Drywall Stack

Accident: 113156.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 10/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362971.01501/31/2019Atlas Mechanical Inc.
At 12:47 p.m. on October 8, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an HVAC company, was working at the construction site of a multifamily residential and retail project . He attempted to move an unsecured vertical stack of drywall, because he neede d to work behind the stack. The stack tipped over and fell, striking his right lower leg. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted f or treatment of a lower leg fracture.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, drywall, falling object, fracture, hvac, leg, lumber stack, material handling, residential construction, struck by, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362971.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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