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Accident: 14296339 - Employee'S Head Cut When Struck By Falling Cinder Block

Accident: 14296339 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/02/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1885172507/14/19867363Maryland Maintenance Services Division
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1885173307/10/19861542Kasco Chesapeake Builders, Inc.
Employee #1, a laborer, was watching a Hyster lift truck place a pallet of cinder blocks onto a scaffold that was three bucks high. A cinder block fell from the pallet, hit the scaffold, and bounced outward. It struck Employee #1 on the shoulder and head. He was transported to Howard County General Hospital, where he received eight stitches in his head. Employee #1 was not equipped with or instructed to wear a hard hat while on site.
Keywords: clearance, head, hard hat, unsecured, work rules, laceration, concrete block, construction, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18851725 Occupation Not Listed
2 18851733 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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