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Accident: 97692.015 - Employee Falls From Balcony And Fractures Leg

Accident: 97692.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 06/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240791.01506/14/2017White Aluminum Fabrication, Inc
At 9:00 a.m. on June 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a specialty construction contractor, was working at a multifamily residential building. He was installin g aluminum railings to a second floor balcony. Employee #1 was operating a core drill to drill holes into the balcony's concrete floor when he lost his balance and fell off the balcony, a fall height of 11 feet. Emergency services were ca lled, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and trea ted for a fractured right leg.
Keywords: drill operator, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, leg, lost balance, portable power tool, rail, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 25 300
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1240791.015 64 M Hospitalized injury Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators FallDist: 11
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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