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Accident: 97681.015 - Employee Falls Through Unprotected Floor Hole And Incurs Bru

Accident: 97681.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 04/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225724.01504/13/2017Midwest Drywall & Acoustical Co., Inc.

On April 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drywall company, was working at a multifamily residential building. He was performing clean up operations on the third floor, sweeping trash and cleaning up debris in an area near the trash chu te. As Employee #1 swept closer to the chute, he stepped back and fell through a floor hole, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for sever e bruising to his legs and back. The subsequent investigation determined there had been no cover over the floor hole or appropriate warning label/signage.

Keywords: back, cleaning, construction, contusion, cover, fall, floor hole, floor opening, leg, unsecured
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   5 50

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1225724.015 64 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist: 10
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing

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