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Accident: 108772.015 - Employee Falls From Top Plate And Breaks Back, Leg, And Pelv

Accident: 108772.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321672.01506/08/2018Rt Wil-Lo Inc
At 8:30 a.m. on April 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in wood framing work at a three-story multifamily building project. He was standing on the third floor wall top plate when he fell, a fall height of 34.5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple fractures and other injuries, including fractures to his back, pelvis, and thighbone.
Keywords: pelvis, leg, residential construction, fracture, back, carpenter, fall, fall protection, beam, wood erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1321672.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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