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Accident: 93481.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Fractures Spine

Accident: 93481.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1213387.01502/27/2017Gabriel Mata
At 10:45 a.m. on February 21, 2017, an employee was standing on a scaffold and removing banding from a cube of bricks. The employee fell approximately 13 feet between the scaffold and the building surface where he was installing bricks. The employee struck a wooden patio with loose bricks and fractured his spine, which he was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: scaffolding, fall protection, guardrail, scaffold, fracture, fall, spine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1213387.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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