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Accident: 95807.015 - Employee Riding With Load On Lift, Falls, And Incurs Head Tr

Accident: 95807.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 05/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1234700.01505/16/2017Daryl & Co. Remodeling & Framing, Llc
At 11:20 a.m. on May 16, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a constr uction company, were working at a multi-employer construction site for a residen tial building. Coworker #1 was operating a high reach forklift that was lifting a bundle of floor sheeting onto a concrete driveway. Employee #1 was riding wi th the bundle on the lift. The forklift was overloaded, and it tipped forward o nto the building. As Coworker #1 corrected the lift, Employee #1 was thrown up into the air. Employee #1 fell down and landed on the concrete driveway. Emerg ency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a traumatic head injury and other fractures.
Keywords: aerial lift, fall, fracture, head, material handling, overloaded, residential construction, riding on equipment, unstable load, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1234700.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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