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Accident: 113834.015 - Employee Falls Through Plywood And Fractures Leg

Accident: 113834.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380228.01502/21/2019Dale Canfield Construction Inc
At 10:00 a.m. on January 7, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction compan y, was engaged in interior carpentry work at the site of a one-story multifamily residential building. He was reinforcing the structure by installing the conne cting rod for a hold-down connection. He stood on a plywood floor cover, and th e cover gave way. The employee fell and fractured his fibula/lower leg bone. T he employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of the le g fracture.
Keywords: carpenter, cover, fall, fall protection, floor opening, fracture, installing, leg, plywood, residential construction, steel connecting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1380228.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 11
Cause: Interior carpentry

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