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Accident: 98327.015 - Worker Falls Through Plywood Forms And Injures Back

Accident: 98327.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253157.01508/08/2017Altounian Construction, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on August 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in masonry work at the multiemployer construction project for a four-story multifamily residential building. Employee #1 was on the second floor and removed the pins from the concrete forms around a column. Employee #1 fell through the unsupported plywood forms for the second floor, a fall height of approximately 14 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a back injury.
Keywords: pin, wood panel, back, concrete form work, fall protection, residential construction, fall, concrete, work surface, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1253157.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Other Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete

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