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Accident: 96532.015 - Employee Carrying Debris Falls, And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 96532.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 06/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1241392.01506/22/2017S William Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on June 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction contract or, was working at a multiemployer construction project for a residential buildi ng. He was performing clean-up work, carrying approximately 30 to 35 pounds of sheetrock leftovers and debris along a raised wooden walkway from the work platf orm to a dump truck. The walkway, which was composed of plywood, broke, and Emp loyee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 15 inches. Emergency services wer e called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head, neck, back, and leg injuries. Employee #1 was reported to be unable to move his legs, hands, and neck.
Keywords: access/egress, back, fall, head, leg, material handling, neck, paralysis, residential construction, walk platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1241392.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing

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