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Accident: 101262.015 - Employee Building A Wall Falls And Injures Shoulder

Accident: 101262.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 11/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281122.01512/05/2017Blondin Construction, Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on November 29, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a construction company, were building an exterior wall at a residential construction site. As Employee #1, working at elevation, attempted to remove sheathing that covered a window in the wall, he fell through the window, through a floor opening, and down to the basement, a fall height of 11 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a shoulder injury.
Keywords: shoulder, fall, fall protection, residential construction, installing, floor opening, contusion, wall, carpenter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1281122.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Carpenters FallDist:
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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