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Accident: 102504.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Hole And Incurs Multiple Injuri

Accident: 102504.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 01/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289989.01501/24/2018Diversified Interiors Of Amarillo, Ltd
At 8:30 a.m. on January 9, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a drywall company, was engaged in renovation work on the second floor of a four-story commercial build ing. In preparation for framing a wall, he was attempting to cover with plywood a floor hole measuring approximately 5 feet by 5 feet. Employee #1 fell throug h the hole and struck a first floor wooden guardrail, a fall height of approxima tely 16 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported t o the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including a brain hemorrhage, fractures to his face, ribs, and hip, and injury to his spleen .
Keywords: brain, construction, face, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, hemorrhage, hip, rib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   4 64
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1289989.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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