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Accident: 201128790 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scissor Lift

Accident: 201128790 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 01/21/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31577393702/09/20121742Alvaro Garcia Dba A G Drywall
On January 21, 2012, Employee # 1 was working for Alvaro Garcia dba A.G. Drywall Co. as a drywall installer. Employee # 1 fell approximately 8 to 10 feet from a Skyjack Model SJ III 3219 elevating work platform/scissor-lift following the installation of a section of drywall. Employee # 1 suffered two broken wrists when he fell to the concrete floor. Employee # 1 was transported to Peninsula Hospital and admitted for surgery. Employee # 1 was trained in the operation of the scissor lift.
Keywords: fall, aerial lift, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315773937 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:9
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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