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Accident: 102407.015 - Employee Falls From Stepladder And Injures Rib And Arm

Accident: 102407.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1284875.01512/20/2017G B K Construction, Llc
At 10:45 a.m. on December 19, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction comp any, was framing an interior second-floor wall for a new two-story residential s tructure. He was climbing a 10-foot stepladder when a wood framing member shift ed. Employee #1 tried to hold onto it, lost his balance, and fell, a fall heigh t of 29 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported t o the hospital. he was admitted and treated for a fractured rib and a lacerated arm.
Keywords: arm, carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, laceration, residential construction, rib, stepladder, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1284875.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist: 29
FallHt:7
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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