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Accident: 113268.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Hole And Breaks Rib, Punctures L

Accident: 113268.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1375670.01501/17/2019Unlimited Welding, Inc.
At 8:00 p.m. on January 16, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection comp any, was working at a multi-employer construction project, a new two-story comme rcial building. He was on the roof and opening a section of decking for an insp ector's examination when he fell through the opening/hole created by opening the decking. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted f or treatment of a fractured rib and a punctured lung.
Keywords: collapsed lung, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, floor hole, floor opening, fracture, inspecting, lung, multi-employer worksite, puncture, rib, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1375670.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Final Attachment Deck (Wel
FatCause:

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