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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102030863 - Springfield Hospital Center

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 2


Inspection Nr: 102030863
Report ID: 0352420
Date Opened: 04/30/1986

Site Address:
Springfield Hospital Center
2nd Main Sts
Sykesville, MD 21784

Mailing Address:
201 W Preston Sts, Baltimore, MD 21202

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: StateGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/30/1986

Emphasis: L:9211

Case Closed: 05/27/1986

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360746952

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 707752
Event: 04/29/1986
Employee Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Floor Opening

Employee #1 was stacking 4 ft by 8 ft by 1/2 in. plywood sheets on the second floor of townhouse unit #10. He pulled up the sheets handed to him by a coworker and, while walking backward, slid one end of the sheet across the deck. He suddenly went head first through an unguarded floor opening and fell 17 ft to a concrete basement floor. Employee #1 died of massive head injuries.

Keywords:head, work rules, manual mat handling, fall, floor opening, walking backward, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102030863 Fatality Other Construction laborers
2 102030863 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Roofers
3 102030863 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c.
4 102030863 Hospitalized injury Fracture Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics
5 102030863 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
6 102030863 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators
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