Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116244.015 - Employee Falls From Top Plate And Receives Compound Fracture

Accident: 116244.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 12/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367149.01512/14/2018Allied Framers Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on December 10, 2018, an employee stood on the top plate of framing on the third level of new construction to attach hardware to the walls using a nail gun. The area was misty, wet that morning, which created slippery condition s on the framing. As the employee walked on the top plate, the employee slipped and fell approximately nine feet. The employee received a compound fracture to t he right leg and was hospitalized for surgery to treat the injury.
Keywords: fall, fall protection, fracture, framing, installing, leg, nail gun, slip, slippery surface, wall, weather
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1367149.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.