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Accident: 202316477 - Employee'S Wrist Is Fractured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 202316477 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 09/05/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30989756910/16/20061742Ad-In Incorporated
On September 5, 2006, Employee #1 was standing on a rolling scaffold while working on a grid-ceiling system. Other employees were moving the scaffold, trying to roll it over power cords that were on the floor. Employee #1 fell from the scaffold approximately 6.5 feet to the floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of his fractured left wrist.
Keywords: fracture, mobile scaffold, ceiling, struck against, construction, riding on equipment, walking surface, fall, scaffold, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309897569 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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