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Accident: 101315.015 - Employee Falls From Top Plate And Fractures Pelvis

Accident: 101315.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 11/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281471.01512/06/2017Black Bear Builders, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on November 29, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a home builder, was engaged in wood erection at a residential construction site. He was standing o n the tail end of a two by four rafter when the rafter snapped and Employee #1 f ell, a fall height of approximately 13 feet. Emergency services were called, an d Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, lumber, pelvis, rafter, residential construction, wood erection, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1281471.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 13
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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