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Accident: 70091.015 - Worker Is Killed In Fall During Residential Framing Operatio

Accident: 70091.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 01/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020151.01501/21/2015Alexandro Da Silva

At 9:45 a.m. on January 21, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction contra ctor, was working at a residential building construction project. He was taping plywood particle board sheathing seams on a section of framed out wall that was lying on the third level deck. Employee #1 left a portion of sheathing hanging o ver the framed out section and the deck. As he worked, he stepped on the overha nging portion of sheathing. The sheathing detached from the wall frame, and Emp loyee #1 fell from the third level to the ground. Employee #1 sustained head tra uma and was killed in the fall.

Keywords: building, construction, crushed, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, residential construction, wall
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   4 20 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1020151.015 41 M Fatality Carpenters FallDist: 20
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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