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Accident: 109335.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Fractures In Fall

Accident: 109335.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347852.01509/19/2018Josh Moore Construction, Incorporated
At 2:00 p.m. on September 10, 2018, Employee #1 was engaged in interior carpentr y work at the construction of a two-story residential structure. He used a ladd er to climb down from the second floor to the first floor, a fall height of 10 f eet. He then took a few steps backward and fell through the unguarded floor ope ning to the stairwell. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he wa s admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including fractures to multiple ve rtebrae, his right collarbone, and seven ribs.
Keywords: carpenter, collarbone, descending, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, residential construction, rib, stair, unguarded fl opening, vertebra, walking backward
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 1347852.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 10
Cause: Interior carpentry

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