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Accident: 202653861 - Employee Neck Is Injured When Struck By Plywood

Accident: 202653861 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/17/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31673408610/26/20121521Ron Bonnema Dba: Built Rite Construction
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 16, 2012, Employee #1, a Laborer, was replacing and painting the siding of a small warehouse. A coworker was removing a piece of plywood approximately 4 by 4-ft, while working on a scissor lift, when a piece of plywood slipped from his grasp and fell approximately 15-ft striking Employee #1 in his neck area. The employee was transported to Watsonville Community Hospital, where he was treated a neck contusion and released. Injured employee
Keywords: warehouse, slip, wood panel, neck, struck by, falling object, painter, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316734086 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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