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Accident: 114758.015 - Employee Falls From Top Of Beam And Fractures Upper, Right A

Accident: 114758.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 03/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386405.01503/19/2019Advanced Construction Southwest Of California Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on March 16, 2019, an employee stood on top of a beam while working to secure a new laminated beam to be secured as part of a wall framing system. The employee squatted down to nail the connecting bracket in place with the empl oyee placing their right foot onto the unsecured beam. This caused the unsecured beam to push free of the connecting bracket and caused the employee to lose bal ance and fall approximately eleven feet. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fractured upper right arm.
Keywords: arm, beam, connecting, fall, fall protection, fracture, lost balance, nail, unsecured
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3 32
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1386405.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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