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Accident: 109282.015 - Employee Fractures Hip In Fall From Second Level Of Wood Fra

Accident: 109282.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319440.01505/30/2018Rivera Framing Incorporated
At 1:00 p.m. on May 26, 2018, an employee was chalking a line to cut material wh ile wearing a personal fall arrest system. The material being chalked by the em ployee broke under load. Due to the method in which the personal fall arrest sys tem was rigged, the system did not engage to arrest the fall. As a result, the e mployee fell 11 feet to the lower level. The employee landed on a rock , dirt, and construction material laden surface. The employee sustained a fracture to hi s left hip.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, frame, hip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1319440.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 11
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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