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Accident: 109410.015 - Employee Falls Through Hole And Fractures Hip

Accident: 109410.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 08/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1344544.01508/31/2018Hb Frazer Company
At 11:30 a.m. on August 30, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, an apprentice elec trician, both employed by an electrical services company, were walking and exami ning the interior of a new commercial building that was under construction, a mu ltiemployer project. Employee #1 stepped on top of the hole cover for the light panels. The cover gave way, and Employee #1 fell to the lower level. He was t ransported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured hi p.
Keywords: construction, cover, fall, fall protection, floor hole, floor opening, fracture, hip, lighting fixture, walking surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1344544.015 55 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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