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Accident: 201630217 - Employee Injured When Concrete Floor Collapses

Accident: 201630217 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 11/20/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30186369212/02/19971751Nuprecon Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30186383312/04/19971542Baugh Construction Oregon Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30186394012/08/19971795Penhall Company

Employee #1 was standing behind a concrete leverage hoist on the fifth floor of OHSU Hospital while a co-worker was picking a 3 ft by 4 ft piece of concrete flooring. The piece of concrete Employee #1 was standing on gave way, due to the weight of the hoist and the flooring, and Employee #1 and the hoist fell approximately 8 ft to the lower floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fracture.

Keywords: concrete slab, concrete, hoisting mechanism, collapse, hoist, fall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 6 8

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301863692 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:5
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)
2 301863833 Occupation Not Listed FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause:
3 301863940 Occupation Not Listed FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
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