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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201169166 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201169166 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/04/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12620120109/21/20071721Walldesign Inc

On May 4, 2007, Employee #1 was working for a drywall subcontractor at the construction site of a 190-unit apartment building. It was his first day on the job and he was not familiar with the job site hazards. He was asked to bring a bucket of water to another area and, in doing so, he stepped onto a piece of plywood covering the opening for a vent pipe located on the first floor. The plywood was not secured and he fell 9 feet 2 inches through the opening. He sustained face cuts and lacerations, and was treated and released the same day.

Keywords: chest, cover, unsecured, construction, laceration, manual mat handling, fall, floor opening, face
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 8 100

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126201201 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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