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Accident: 98136.015 - Worker Falls When Guardrail Gives Way, Incurs Multiple Fract

Accident: 98136.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254555.01508/02/2017Johnson Insulation
At 3:15 p.m. on July 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an insulation company, w as working at a two-story residential building. He was throwing a bag of trash over a guardrail when he slipped and struck the guardrail. The guardrail gave w ay, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were cal led, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treat ed for multiple fractures.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, residential construction, slip, struck against, structural collapse
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 1254555.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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