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Accident: 104671.015 - Employee Falls While Installing Joist And Fractures Ribs

Accident: 104671.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290405.01501/22/2018Weslar Inc
At 2:15 p.m. on December 6, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was installing a joist for a two-story residential structure. He was standin g on the top plate of an interior wall when he fell, a fall height of 9 feet. E mergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for multiple rib fractures.
Keywords: carpenter, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, joist, residential construction, rib, 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 1290405.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist: 9
Cause: Interior carpentry

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