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Accident: 115422.015 - Employee Fractures Shoulder In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 115422.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393594.01504/16/2019Power Component Systems
At 4:48 p.m. on April 8, 2019, Employee #1 was engaged in demolition activity at a two-story commercial building. He was working from a Baker scaffold and remo ving ceiling tiles when he took a step back on the work platform, fell off the u nprotected side, and struck the floor. The employee was transported to the hosp ital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured shoulder.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, ceiling, construction, demolition, dismantling, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, scaffold, shoulder, struck against, unguarded, unprotected, walking backward, work platform, work surfac
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition   2 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1393594.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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