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Accident: 201185626 - Worker Falls And Sustains Cuts To Hand And Arm

Accident: 201185626 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 10/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269044911/23/20101771Galletti & Sons, Inc.
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on October 26, 2010, Employee #1 was working for the concrete contractor Galletti & Sons, Inc., as a concrete finisher at a jobsite in San Francisco, CA. He had finished smoothing the upper surface of a recently poured slab. As he walked away, he stepped on some flashing that was adjacent to the concrete slab. The flashing buckled and gave way, causing him to fall. He tried to catch himself, but he landed on a trowel that had been left lying on its edge. Employee #1 sustained cuts to his right hand and arm. Another employee at the site alerted the foreman, who was at the site but not in direct view of Employee #1, and the foreman called for an ambulance. Employee #1 was hospitalized at San Francisco General Hospital until November 1, 2010. The Division did not issue any citations, because it found no violations of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.
Keywords: concrete form work, pouring, construction, laceration, tripped, walking surface, fall, arm, concrete, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312690449 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:1
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Fall, other

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