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Accident: 104948.015 - Employee Falls From Joist And Breaks Leg

Accident: 104948.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1303122.01503/19/2018Jones Build Inc.
At 2:04 a.m. on March 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in framing activities at a new commercial construction project on his first day at work. As he was walking on unsecured joists, he fell, a fall height of 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured left leg.
Keywords: unsecured, construction, fall protection, joist, leg, fracture, fall, carpenter, untrained, walking on beam
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1303122.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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