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Accident: 201118486 - Employee Fractures Fingers When Carrying Stone Block

Accident: 201118486 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/09/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12031733411/18/20041771Sunshine Masonry
On October 9, 2004, Employee #1 and a coworker arrived to the site at 9:00 a.m. and started installing blocks of stone on a stair at 11:00 a.m. At 12:00 p.m., Employee #1 with the coworker were carrying a block of stone, which was 20 in. long, 6 in. wide, 3 in. thick, and waiting about 200 lbs. They were carrying the block from their truck to the stairs. On the way to the stair, Employee #1 tripped over the plastic pipe, fell, and crushed his left index and middle fingers. Employee #1 was taken to Valley Presbyterian Hospital and was hospitalized for 5 days.
Keywords: fracture, blocks, finger, construction, tripped, fall, pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120317334 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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