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Accident: 137107.015 - Employee Falls And Dies Of Blunt Force Trauma To Head And Ne

Accident: 137107.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/02/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1541408.01507/06/2021175175059 - Braga Construction Llc
At 3:30 p.m. on July 2, 2021, an employee worked to install decking on the roof of new construction. A coworker passed a sheet of plywood to the employee, who s tood on an elevated platform, to place on the roof. When the employee lifted the plywood over his head, a corner of the plywood broke free, the plywood fell ont o the employee, who lost balance, and fell backwards approximately eleven feet f rom the platform. The employee was transported, by ambulance, to the hospital wh ere he died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, decking, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, falling object, head, lost balance, neck, plywood, roof
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1541408.015 36 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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