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Accident: 97688.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Wood And Incurs Head Trauma

Accident: 97688.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251089.01507/31/2017Dmg Masonry
At 1:30 p.m. on July 18, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a masonry company, was f inishing his day's work at a multiemployer construction project, a 24-story comm ercial building. As he was leaving the site, a piece of plywood fell from appro ximately 20 stories in height and struck Employee #1's head. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head trauma.
Keywords: building, construction, falling object, head, struck by, wood panel, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1251089.015 24 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel
FatCause:

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