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Accident: 201523917 - Employee Fractures Wrists And Lower Back

Accident: 201523917 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 06/24/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31567172706/24/20111711Emond Plumbing & Heating Inc.
On June 24, 2011 Employee #1 climbed onto a parapet wall in an attempt to access the basement room below and fell approximately 8 ft., 5" to the floor below, sustaining fractures of both wrists and to several vertebrae in his lower back in the fall.
Keywords: fracture, wall, back, fall, vertebra, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 10 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315671727 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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