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Accident: 114593.015 - Employee Falls From Roof Trusses And Fractures Thighbone

Accident: 114593.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1384073.01503/15/2019Stedfast Construction Inc
At 3:15 a.m. on March 8, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in interior carpentry work during the rehabilitation of a commercial building. He was working from the roof trusses and installing bracing when a 2 by 4 piece of lumber broke, causing the employee to fall. The employee fell 21 feet and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services transported the employe e to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for injuries that included a fractured femur (thighbone).
Keywords: bracing, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, lumber, rehabilitation, roof, struck against, thigh, truss, wood board, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1384073.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 21
Cause: Interior carpentry

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