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Accident: 113886.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Sustains Multiple Injuries

Accident: 113886.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368593.01512/13/2018Fromer Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on October 29, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a fram ing construction contractor, were working on the construction of a four-story mu ltifamily residential structure. Employee #1 and two coworkers were moving piec es of plywood measuring 4 feet by 8 feet from a fourth floor balcony onto the sc affold work platform Employee #1 was standing on below the balcony. As Employee #1 moved the tenth piece of plywood, it slipped from his hands. As he struggle d to prevent the plywood from falling down through the gap between the scaffold and the building, Employee #1 fell from the scaffold work platform to the third floor balcony, a fall height of 6 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hosp ital, where he was admitted for treatment of multiple fractured ribs and a colla psed lung.
Keywords: balcony, collapsed lung, fall, fall protection, falling object, fracture, material handling, plywood, residential construction, rib, scaffold, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1368593.015 59 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 6
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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