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Accident: 170190474 - Employee Hospitalized After Being Knocked To Ground By Wall

Accident: 170190474 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/02/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11201057406/03/19921751Aram Construction
Carpenters were starting to frame the walls of the fourth floor of an apartment building under construction. Employee #1 had just put up a wall partition at the balcony and was aligning it prior to permanently fastening it to the other walls. That wall fell on Employee #1, who was near the edge, and pushed him off. He fell 37 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized. No standard railings nor other fall protection had been provided.
Keywords: guardrail, wall, carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112010574 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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