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Accident: 136996.015 - Employee Sustains Head Trauma In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 136996.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 01/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1514212.01502/10/2021Diviney Construction Company
At 2:05 p.m. on January 15, 2021, Employee #1, employed by a construction contra ctor, was doing repair work at a two-story residential structure. He was workin g on the top level of a two-level metal scaffold and repairing a wall when he le aned back against the top scaffold rail. The rail came loose, and the employee fell, a fall height of 12 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, w here he was admitted for treatment of a traumatic head injury.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, guardrail, head, rehabilitation, repair, residential construction, scaffold, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1514212.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 12
FallHt:12
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause:

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