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Accident: 115840.015 - Employee Fractures Foot When Struck By Falling Wall

Accident: 115840.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397169.01504/29/2019Timberworks Construction, Inc
At 10:53 a.m. on April 22, 2019, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a framin g construction company, were erecting a 4-foot by 19-foot exterior wall for a mu ltifamily residential structure. As they attempted to lift the wall into place, the wall slipped off the 4-inch concrete slab and fell onto Employee #1. Emplo yee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured right foot.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, carpenter, concrete slab, erection process, falling object, foot, fracture, framing, residential construction, struck by, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397169.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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