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Accident: 112570.015 - Employee Falls And Incurs Multiple Fractures When Truss Coll

Accident: 112570.015 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371158.01501/14/20191521317723051 - Brown Hammer Construction Llc
At 4:15 p.m. on January 7, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in exterior carpentry at a residential construction project. He a ttempted to transition from a 24-foot extension ladder onto a truss over the bui lding's porch when the truss gave way and the employee fell, a fall height of 11 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for fractures to his right wrist, right forearm, and a rib.
Keywords: carpenter, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, forearm, framing, residential construction, rib, structural collapse, tie-off, truss, work platform, work surface, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1371158.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported FallDist: 11
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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