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Accident: 202466843 - Employee Fractures Wrist In Fall Between Floors

Accident: 202466843 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020020902/11/20081791Anning - Johnson Company

At approximately 10:00 a.m. on January 29, 2008, Employee #1, an iron worker and deck installer with two years of experience working for a large metal decking company, was decking the second floor of a two-story building. He had apparently disengaged his harness from the anchorage system when he fell 13 ft from the second level to the concrete floor of the first level. He sustained a fractured wrist and was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment.

Keywords: fracture, installing, iron worker, work rules, safety belt, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310200209 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Flashing Of Decking
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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