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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 carpentry work at the construction of a two-story residential structure. He used a ladder to climb down from the second floor to the first floor, a fall height of 10 feet. He then took a few steps backward and fell through the unguarded floor opening to the stairwell. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, including fractures to multiple vertebrae, his right collarbone, and seven ribs.
Keywords: rib, unguarded fl opening, vertebra, carpenter, descending, fall protection, ladder, residential construction, fracture, fall, collarbone, walking backward, stair
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 Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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