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Accident: 114942.015 - Employee Fractures Elbow And Vertebrae In Fall Through Ceili

Accident: 114942.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 03/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1389678.01503/29/2019Tci Contracting Of The Gulf, Llc

At 12:45 p.m. on March 27, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at the site of a new residential structure. He was working in the attic and installing blown insulation when he stepped on a board that was not f astened/secured. The employee fell through the ceiling to the wood floor below, a fall height of 11 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the h ospital, where he was admitted for treatment of a fractured elbow and multiple c ompressed vertebrae.

Keywords: attic, blunt force trauma, ceiling, elbow, fall, fall protection, floor opening, fracture, installing, residential construction, thermal insulation, unsecured, vertebra, wood board
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 11

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1389678.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 11
Cause: Interior carpentry

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