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Accident: 114826.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Hole And Receives Multiple Inju

Accident: 114826.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 02/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381568.01502/26/2019Dgs Construction, Llc.
At 8:15 a.m. on February 26, 2019, an employee cleaned up trash and debris on th e eight floor of a new construction building which included sheets of plywood. T he employee lifted a piece of plywood used to cover a floor hole and then steppe d, unknowingly into the hole. The employee fell approximately twenty feet and la nded head first on the sixth floor having fallen through a seventh floor hole. T he employee was hospitalized to treat multiple skull, neck, spine and collar bon e fractures, brain swelling, multiple instances of internal bleeding and large c ontusions and abrasions to the upper body and abdomen.
Keywords: abdomen, brain, cleaning, collarbone, contusion, cover, fall, fall protection, floor hole, fracture, laceration, neck, plywood, skull, spine, torso
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   9 130
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1381568.015 72 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 20
FallHt:20
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete
FatCause:

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