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Accident: 96580.015 - Employee Falls From Joist And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 96580.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 06/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240559.01506/06/2017Southern Erectors Of Va. Llc
At 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was working at a commercial building site. Intending to assist coworkers who w ere setting steel joists, he entered a JLG aerial lift and ascended to his cowor kers' level. He began to walk across the joists when he fell to compacted soil, a fall height of approximately 30 feet. Emergency services were called, and Em ployee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a co ncussion, a back injury, and facial bruises. During the subsequent investigatio n, the investigator determined that Employee #1 was not wearing a personal fall arrest system when he fell.
Keywords: aerial lift, back, building, concussion, construction, elevated work platform, face, fall, fall protection, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1240559.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Connecting
FatCause:

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