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Accident: 116296.015 - Employee Falls From Unguarded Scaffold, Injures Head, Breaks

Accident: 116296.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 03/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388191.01503/25/2019Cifarelli Masonry
At 12:35 p.m. on March 25, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a masonry contractor, was engaged in exterior masonry work during construction of a new two-story resi dential structure. He was working from the fifth level of a fabricated scaffold that was not equipped with a guardrail when he fell, a fall height of 30 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admit ted and treated for injuries that included a head laceration and fractures to hi s shoulder and arm.
Keywords: arm, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, head, laceration, masonry wall, residential construction, scaffold, shoulder, unguarded, unprotected
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1388191.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Painters, sculptors, craft-artists & printmakers FallDist: 30
Cause: Exterior masonry

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