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Accident: 201186095 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 201186095 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 12/10/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31269221312/14/20111522Omar Diaz Dba Ojv Sheet Metal And Rain Gutters
At Approximately 9:00 a.m. on December 10, 2011, Employee # 1 was working for his employer, Rain Gutters. Employee # 1 was standing on level three of the scaffold installing a downspout on the west building. Employee # 1 was checking to see if the metal installation was straight. As he checking he grabbed the end rail of the scaffold for support and the end rail gave way, causing Employee #1 to fell to ground. Employee # 1 was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where, he was treated for multiple fractures to his wrist and pelvic bone. The employer reported the accident to Cal/OSHA DOSH San Francisco District Office on December 13, 2011.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, installing, pelvis, fall, fall protection, scaffold, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 5 59
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312692213 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:21
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall, other

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