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Accident: 113807.015 - Employee Fractures Wrist In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 113807.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 02/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380021.01502/22/2019Restocon Corporation
At 10:00 a.m. on February 12, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a concrete contract or, was working at a four-story multifamily residential structure. He was using a mobile scaffold to remove concrete and expose metal I-beams for an engineerin g inspection. During this assignment, he climbed up and down and moved the scaf fold to different areas under the parking garage. While not maintaining a three -point control during a climb, his hand slipped, and he fell from the scaffold t o the concrete surface, a fall of approximately 2 to 3 feet. The employee was t ransported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a wrist fract ure that required surgery.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, concrete, construction, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost control, mobile scaffold, struck against, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1380021.015 64 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 3
FallHt:2
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause:

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