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Accident: 202615027 - Bricklayer Falls From Scaffold And Fractures Neck

Accident: 202615027 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 07/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31707126407/24/20131741B & B Tile & Masonry Corp
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 22, 2013, Employee #1, of B & B Tile & Masonry Corp., was engaged in exterior bricklaying at a multi-family residential building. He was working from a scaffold 50.5 inches above the ground. Employee #1 felt dizzy. He went to sit down on the scaffold planking. He fell between the cross members to the ground. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a neck fracture.
Keywords: planking, fracture, installing, wall, construction, dizziness, fall, fall protection, neck, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317071264 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:4
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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