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Accident: 102687.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor And Sustains Abrasions, Contusi

Accident: 102687.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 10/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 11:45 a.m. on October 10, 2017, an employee was sweeping and removing debris in unit 462 in a building being constructed. The floor, which consisted of Gyp-Crete gypsum floor underlayment, gave way. The employee fell through the opening, which was concealed by the Gyp-Crete. The employee fell five feet. The employee's leg was caught on a waste pipe and his arm was caught on a plumbing support between building units 362 and 462. The employee sustained multiple abrasions, contusions, and strains to the right shoulder and arm, left knee, and also cervical strain. The employee was admitted, treated, and discharged within 24 hours on October 10, 2017 from the medical center. Barricades or caution tape were not present to prevent entry to unit 462.
Keywords: warning sign, floor opening, housekeeping, fall, barrier guard
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1291862.015 36 F Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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