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Accident: 113420.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Injures Back

Accident: 113420.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 12/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367852.01512/21/2018F & S Ruiz Construction Inc Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on December 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a masonry construct ion company, was working from a scaffold and engaged in bricklaying on the side of a new multifamily residential structure. He experienced dizziness, and his l egs gave out from under him. The employee fell through the scaffolding and stru ck his back on impact with the ground. The employee was transported to the hosp ital, admitted, and treated for his back injury.
Keywords: back, brick, dizziness, elbow, fall, fall protection, installing, masonry wall, residential construction, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1367852.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause:

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