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Accident: 111818.015 - Employee Falls From Truss And Breaks Collarbone

Accident: 111818.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366124.01512/12/2018Montiel Carpentry Corporation
At 1:00 p.m. on December 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was installing decking for a new one-story residential structure. He was st anding on top of a truss when the truss broke apart. The employee fell, a fall height of 10 feet, and struck a concrete slab. Emergency services transported t he employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a fractured c ollarbone.
Keywords: carpenter, collarbone, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, framing, residential construction, structural collapse, truss, wood erection, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1366124.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 10
FallHt:10
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause:

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