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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201406006 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201406006 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 04/18/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12711036905/02/20021541Bloom General Contr Inc

Employee #1, while inspecting a sub contractor, asked the sub contractor to weld a piece of steel onto a steel beam. As Employee #1 was pulling the piece of 10-foot stock, he walked backward into an uncovered opening. He was hospitalized with his injuries.

Keywords: steel, floor hole, construction, welding, steel erection, metal decking, fall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127110369 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Final Attachment Deck (Wel
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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