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Accident: 104759.015 - Employee Falls From Top Plate And Incurs Head Trauma

Accident: 104759.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1284842.01512/21/2017Bmc West Llc
At 9:50 a.m. on December 20, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a multiemployer construction project for a four-story commerc ial building. He was walking on the double top plate and marking joists in prep aration for installing metal bracing when he fell to the floor below, a fall hei ght of approximately 10 feet, and struck his head. Emergency services were call ed, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treate d for a traumatic head injury.
Keywords: building, construction, erection process, fall, fall protection, head, joist, walking on beam, walking surface, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1284842.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, general office FallDist: 11
FallHt:11
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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