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Accident: 114382.015 - Employee Engaged In Framing Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall

Accident: 114382.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 10/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358214.01511/05/2018Burke Builders, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on October 11, 2018, Employee #1, a carpenter employed by a home b uilder, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a new residential s tructure. He had just completed framing a wall and was preparing to take a lunc h break. The employee either slipped or tripped over the new framed wall and fe ll, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to th e hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a dislocated ankle with abrasi ons and lacerations.
Keywords: abrasion, ankle, dislocated, fall protection, framing, laceration, residential construction, slip, tripped, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1358214.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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