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Accident: 105337.015 - Electrician Sustains Injury From Falling Through An Attic

Accident: 105337.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 05/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314221.01505/03/2018Berryessa Union School District
At 11:00 a.m. on May 2, 2018, an electrician was working in an attic when he sustained an injury from falling through the ceiling. The electrician had placed plywood boards across the 2 in by 6 in wood joists when one of the joists broke. The electrician fell 8 feet to the carpenter shop below and was hospitalized for a lower back injury. The electrician was not wearing fall protection.
Keywords: attic, back, electrician, fall protection, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314221.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Other Electricians' apprentices

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