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Accident: 96343.015 - Employee Struck By Demolition Material, Incurs Fracture And

Accident: 96343.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 06/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1239853.01506/09/2017Skanska Usa Building, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on June 8, 2017, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a construct ion company, were involved in a multi-employer demolition project at a building. The coworkers were removing trash chute hardware from the building. Employee #1 was standing 20 to 30 feet away from the work activity. A 3-foot-long 2 by 4 attached to a chute bracket ricocheted off an excavator and struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospita l. He was admitted and treated for a laceration and a fracture.
Keywords: building, construction, demolition, dismantling, fracture, laceration, material handling, struck by, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1239853.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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