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Accident: 201108388 - Employee Is Injured By Fall

Accident: 201108388 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12581327909/12/20061542C. Overaa & Co.
On April 29, 2006, Employee #1, a carpenter, was using a safety harness, lanyard and pelican hooks to climb a Logik panel. Employee #1 was 18 feet up the wall, when his right pelican hook detached from its anchorage point at the same time as his left pelican hook was detached. Employee #1 fell 18 ft and landed on the concrete floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: anchor, ppe, carpenter, struck against, construction, walking surface, lanyard, fall, fall protection, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125813279 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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