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Accident: 104044.015 - Employee Falls From Joists And Fractures Ribs

Accident: 104044.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 02/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303335.01503/21/2018Cbc Framing, Inc.
At 8:41 a.m. on February 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in framing work at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story multifamily residential building. He was installing a wood beam across the ends of three joists. He stepped on the end of the joists, and they tipped toward the ground. Employee #1 fell, a fall height of 11 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple fractures, including fractured ribs.
Keywords: rib, fall protection, joist, residential construction, fracture, fall, unsecured, unstable surface, carpenter, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 39
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1303335.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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