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Accident: 201143930 - Employee Fractures Arm In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201143930 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30535035704/23/20031741Civil Works Corporation
On April 21, 2003, Employee #1 was working on a school construction site. He fell 19 feet onto a concrete floor. He suffered a fractured left arm which required surgery. A coworker had just handed him a concrete block while they were on a scaffold when the scaffold upright on which Employee #1 was leaning came loose and caused him to fall.
Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, fall, arm, concrete block, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305350357 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:19
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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