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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 101141.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Decking And Is Injured

Accident: 101141.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 11/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279967.01511/28/2017Eagle 1 Construction, Llc.

At 9:00 a.m. on November 28, 2017, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a cons truction company, were installing plywood decking to the first floor of a reside ntial construction project. Employee #1 cut a piece of plywood and began to car ry it toward his coworkers. He walked onto an unsecured piece of decking and fe ll down to the basement. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for traumatic injuries, including a fractured spine.

Keywords: carpenter, decking panel, fall, falling object, floor hole, fracture, residential construction, unsecured panel, vertebra, walking surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279967.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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