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Accident: 118691.015 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Falling Plywood

Accident: 118691.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410775.01506/24/2019175174103 - S C Framing Llc
On the morning of June 21, 2019, Employee #1 and three coworkers, employed by a construction framing company, were preparing for roofing work at a two-story residential structure. They were on the second floor and assisting a crane operator who was landing plywood supplies. Employee #1 was directing the crane operator when a bolt came loose from the crane's hook and medicine ball. Twenty-four pieces of plywood, each measuring 8 feet long by four feet wide, fell on Employee #1. Emergency services were called and transported Employee #1 to the trauma center, where he was diagnosed with head and leg injuries. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Employee #1 underwent surgery. He was pronounced dead at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Keywords: struck by, carpenter, falling object, head, leg, roof, residential construction, material handling, equipment failure, crane, wood panel, wood erection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1410775.015 38 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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