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Accident: 93131.015 - Employee Fell 2 Stories To Ground When Railing On Balcony Ga

Accident: 93131.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 08/23/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1204081.01501/20/2017Scott Plumbing Inc
At 11:00 a.m. on August 23, 2016, an employee began to climb over a balcony railing, in order to access a ladder.The employee attempted to climb onto the ladder from the balcony's landing. However, the rusted railing failed and gave way. The employee fell (2-stories) to the concrete/ground. He sustained lacerations, a fractured elbow, and was hospitalized.
Keywords: rope, shoulder, construction, elbow, ladder, laceration, guard, fracture, fall, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1204081.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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