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Accident: 110454.015 - Employee Walking On Joists Falls, Fractures Leg

Accident: 110454.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 08/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343923.01509/04/2018Richard Hancock, Inc
At 9:45 a.m. on August 28, 2018, Employee #1 was working at the renovation of a residential structure. He was instructing workers in installing siding as he walked on top of open joists. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell onto the joists, and his right leg fell between two framed sections. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and underwent surgery to treat a spiral fracture of his leg.
Keywords: walk platform, residential construction, lost balance, leg, joist, installing, fracture, fall protection, fall, framing
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343923.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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