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Accident: 112679.015 - Employee Falls When Stairwell Cover Collapses, Receives Mult

Accident: 112679.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 01/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371927.01501/15/2019Builder Services Group, Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on January 11, 2019, an employee was working to staple poly plastic over insulation place in the first floor walls. The employee attempted to acces s a section of wall that was above the stairwell that had a cover made of half-i nch thick oriented strand board (OSB). When the employee stepped onto the cover, it collapsed and the employee fell approximately eight feet. The employee recei ved multiple strains and sprains and taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: collapse, cover, fall, sprain, stair, wood panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1371927.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist: 8
Cause: Interior carpentry

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