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Accident: 202554986 - Worker Cuts Face When Piece Of Glass He Was Moving Breaks

Accident: 202554986 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553069109/07/20121542Gluck Development Company, Inc Dba Gluck Building
On August 29, 2012, Employee #1, a 44-year-old male construction laborer with Gluck Development Company Inc Dba Gluck Building., was part of the remodeling job. Employee #1 and two coworkers were in the process of moving a piece of glass, which they had just removed, from a large window. This glass pane measured six-foot by seven-foot. They lifted it from the ground and were going to place it on a drywall cart to haul away to the dumpster. While they were carrying it to the cart, the glass pane flexed and broke into several pieces. A piece of the broken glass hit Employee #1 on the left side of his face. Employee #1 suffered serious laceration to the left side of his face. Employee #1 was treated and hospitalized for two-days. Employee #1 was not a contract employee. This Employer was engaged in construction and remodeling activities for the commercial and residential buildings.
Keywords: broken glass, glass pack, laceration
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315530691 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Other

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