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Accident: 107128.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 107128.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1328254.01507/03/2018152272557 - Buquet And Leblanc Inc
On July 2, 2018, at approximately 12:20 p.m. (per the narrative) an employee was working for a firm that constructed new multifamily housing. He was helping two of his coworkers to install wood decking on a stairway located on the south side of a residence. The stairway was above the fourth floor stairway landing. During work, the employee was working to remove a screw that was holding some wood decking in place. As the employee stooped down and pulled back on the screw with a hammer, he lost his balance and fell off the decking, approximately 15.3 feet, to the ground. He sustained severe trauma to his head and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment; however, died the next day around 11:56 a.m.
Keywords: walking surface, head, lost balance, fall, carpenter, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1328254.015 25 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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