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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:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause:

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