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Accident: 93419.015 - Employee Fall 11 Feet From Platform And Fractures Arm

Accident: 93419.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 02/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1212689.01502/23/2017Eshbach Brothers Lp
At 9:38 a.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was handing blocks to employees that were working inside the elevator shaft. As he was standing on a fully planked steel beam platform that was approximately 11 feet above the ground and handing the blocks to his coworkers, a piece of wood, measuring 2 inches by 4 inches kicked out and struck the employee. He fell to the ground and sustained a broken arm,and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, fall protection, guardrail, scaffold, fracture, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1212689.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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