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Accident: 201201522 - Employee Injured After Falling From A Scaffold

Accident: 201201522 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 10/08/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30474699310/16/20010212Ronald Major Defoe
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30474698510/16/20017363Staffing Services Inc
On October 8, 2001, Employee #1, a hod carrier, of Ronald Major Defoe Staffing Services, Inc. was working alone, loading supplies on a masonary scaffold which was covered with a plastic tarp to keep rain off the work area. Employee #1 decided to push up the tarp to drain collected rain from pockets and stepped forward and fell seven ft to the ground, breaking his left forearm and fracturing the second vertebra of his neck. Employee #1 was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital where he underwent surgery to repair the damage.
Keywords: forearm, fracture, guardrail, fall, neck, vertebra, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304746993 Hospitalized injury Fracture Brickmasons and stonemasons apprentices
2 304746985 Occupation not reported

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