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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201404621 - Four Employees Injured When A Floor Collapsed

Accident: 201404621 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 09/28/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12725526309/28/20001771Els Construction Inc

On September 29, 2000, Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4 were working at a construction site. A 10-ft by 20-ft section of the second floor collapsed during a concrete pour. The steel deck sheets did not have a minimum end bearing and the temporary wood shoring was not mechanically attached or braced. Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4 fell with the floor and sustained bruises.

Keywords: guardrail, collapse, floor hole, construction, fall, fall protection, contusion
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127255263 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Collapse of structure
2 127255263 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Collapse of structure
3 127255263 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Collapse of structure
4 127255263 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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