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Accident: 116338.015 - Employee Falls During Framing, Injures Head And Breaks Colla

Accident: 116338.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372161.01501/17/2019Advanced Construction Southwest
At 12:45 p.m. on November 16, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by a con struction company, were engaged in framing operations for a new residential stru cture, a multiemployer project. Employee #1 was setting beams working from the top plate of the first floor walls, while nearby coworkers were using a piece of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) to move materials onto the first floor walls for th e floor sheathing. As Employee #1 moved to exit the work area, he attempted to use the OSB as a runway to cross the corridor. The OSB collapsed, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 9 feet. He struck his head against the wood framed wall during the fall. Emergency services transported Employee #1 t o the hospital, where he was treated for a head concussion and a fractured clavi cle/collarbone.
Keywords: beam, carpenter, collarbone, concussion, erection process, fall, fall protection, fracture, framing, head, installing, material handling, multiemployer, residential construction, skull, struck against, structural col
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1372161.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
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