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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 686691 Event: 07/02/1985Employee Injured When Hit By Falling Piece Of Plywood
Employee #1 was a member of a crew that was taking out shoring or braces from under a concrete floor that had been poured. After taking out the braces, Employee #1 was standing under pieces of plywood. A 5/8 in. wide and 8 ft long piece of plywood fell 2 ft and struck him on top of his head. Employee #1, who was wearing a hard hat at the time, came back to work the same day.
Keywords: concrete form work, head, dismantling, construction, brace, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3262037 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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