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Accident: 97202.015 - Worker Falls From Scaffold, Incurs Multiple Fractures

Accident: 97202.015 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 07/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246606.01507/13/20171521317717575 - The Task Man Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on July 12, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a const ruction general contractor, were engaged in carpentry work on the rear of a resi dence. Employee #1 was working from a single stage Bakers Scaffold and placing trim/casing on a window when he fell and landed face-first on a pile of plywood, a fall height of 6 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was t ransported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his ja w, cheek bone, and multiple ribs.
Keywords: carpenter, face, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, residential construction, rib, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1246606.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 6
Cause: Interior carpentry

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