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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 113621.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Opening And Receives Impalement

Accident: 113621.015 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 11/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377664.01511/16/2018J Rivera Construction Services, Llc

At 3:00 p.m. on November 15, 2018, an employee removed a section of flooring. At some point after removing the flooring, the employee fell approximately ten fee t though the floor opening. The employee landed on several metal screws and a pi ece of metal that created impalement injuries to the back. The employee was take n to a local hospital for treatment.

Keywords: back, fall, fall protection, floor hole, floor opening, impaled, metal strip
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 50

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1377664.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 11
Cause: Interior carpentry

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