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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202615423 - Carpenter Falls, Fractures Face When Guardrail Fails

Accident: 202615423 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/29/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734426501/29/20141751A & E Builders Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734425701/29/20141541Lorentz Bruun Co Inc

On January 29, 2014, Employee #1, a carpenter employed by A & E Buildings LLC, was installing framing at a multifamily residential building. A guardrail system failed, and Employee #1 fell approximately 21 feet to a graveled area below. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a facial fracture. This event was investigated by Oregon OSHA.

Keywords: equipment failure, fracture, guardrail, installing, building, carpenter, construction, fall, fall protection, face
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317344265 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 317344257 Occupation not reported FallDist:

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