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Accident: 108629.015 - Employee Incurs Injury In Fall Through Gap In Framing Joists

Accident: 108629.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342042.01508/23/2018Wisco Contractors, Inc
At 12:00 a.m. on August 23, 2018, Employee #1 was framing and setting plywood on joists during residential contruction of single family or duplex dwellings. Emp loyee #1 did not secure the plywood framing on the joist and upon stepping on th e framing member, it shifted and Employee #1 then toppled, lost his balance and fell through a gap in the (planking) joist opening, a height of 10 feet, and lan ded on the floor level. Employee #1 sustained unspecified bodily injuries. Aft erwards, he was transported to the hospital and treated for approximately two da ys.
Keywords: fall, falling object, floor hole, floor opening, framing, joist, lost balance, planking, set up, unsecured, walking on plank, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1342042.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks

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