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Accident: 101588.015 - Worker Falls Into Open Basement, Fractures Leg

Accident: 101588.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279509.01512/06/2017Distinguished Development, Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on July 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in exterior carpentry at the construction site for a residential st ructure. He was doing framing work when he fell into the open basement and stru ck the basement's concrete floor, a fall height of approximately 8 feet. Emerge ncy services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He w as admitted and treated for a fractured left leg.
Keywords: carpenter, concrete, fall, fall protection, floor opening, fracture, leg, residential construction, unguarded fl opening, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279509.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist: 8
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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