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Accident: 113247.015 - Employee Falls Into Drainage Canal And Fractures Hip

Accident: 113247.015 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 01/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374509.01501/28/2019Aecom Technical Services Inc
At 11:00 a.m. on January 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a civil engineering and construction company, was inspecting an almost-completed reconstructed drain age canal, a multi-employer construction project. Employee #1 was walking on top of the 12-inch wide concrete retaining wall while photographing the work when h e fell into the drainage canal, a fall height of 6 feet. Employee #1 was transp orted to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a fractured left hip and lac erations to his temple.
Keywords: canal, concrete pipe, construction, drain pipe, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, hip, inspecting, laceration, rehabilitation, renovation, repair, retaining wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation   0 6
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1374509.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Construction inspectors FallDist: 6
Cause: Installing culverts and incidental drainage

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