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Accident: 102024.015 - Employee Erecting Trusses Falls And Incurs Multiple Injuries

Accident: 102024.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283795.01512/18/2017West Central Contractors Llc
At 4:00 p.m. on December 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was installing trusses for a new commercial building. He was walking along a wood board when the board broke. Employee #1 fell to the next lower level, a fall height of approximately 25 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was a dmitted and treated for multiple blunt force trauma injuries, including a concus sion, multiple fractures, and internal bleeding.
Keywords: carpenter, concussion, construction, erection process, fall, fall protection, fracture, hemorrhage, truss, walking on plank
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1283795.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 25
FallHt:25
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause:

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