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Accident: 117103.015 - Employee Falls From Scissor Lift, Fractures Spine, And Dies

Accident: 117103.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 06/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408070.01506/10/2019Reymundo Barajas Garcia
At 1:30 p.m. on June 9, 2019, Employee #1 was working at a multiemployer construction project, a one-story commercial building. He was working from a scissor lift and installing sheetrock for the ceiling when he fell, a fall height of 19 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he received treatment for fractured vertebrae. He died at the hospital after 21 days of in-patient care.NOTE: June 9 is not the correct incident date. According to two different online obits, it is the day of employee's death at the hospital.
Keywords: spine, installing, fracture, fall protection, fall, construction, aerial lift, ceiling panel, ceiling, building, back, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 19 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1408070.015 40 M Fatality Fracture Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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