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Report: Fall through surface or existing opening more than 30 feet at RES America Construction, Inc. in Rankin, Texas

DATE: 08/16/19

After erecting and connecting a base to a mid tower section, employees were preparing to lower tools. An employee fell through a hatch (open so that tools could be lowered) to the concrete 60 feet below and suffered fractured ribs, a fracture to the T-12 vertebrae, a knee injury, and laceration to the back of the head.

Report ID 2019088474  
Date 08/16/2019  
UPA 1488724  
Inspection 1426193  
Primary NAICS 237130  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 83 Head and trunk
Source 6621 Existing floor opening
Secondary Source 660 Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified
Event 4327 Fall through surface or existing opening more than 30 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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