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Accident: 201502952 - Employee Sustains Head Injury And Fractured Ankle

Accident: 201502952 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 03/28/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30113223903/28/20021521Cabernet Construction & Development, Inc.
At approximately 8:55 a.m., Employee #1, a Carpenter, employed by Cabernet Construction and Development, Inc., he was installing the wall frame of a residential house under construction at the employer's Phase 1 Project. He sustained blunt head injury, closed head injury, and a right ankle fracture, when the truss boom of a Sky Truck forklift was dislodged from the main boom and fell on him. He was taken to Eden Valley Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries and was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.
Keywords: fracture, head, crane boom, falling object, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301132239 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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