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Accident: 116433.015 - Employee Falls From Top Plate And Breaks Both Legs

Accident: 116433.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369262.01501/04/2019Cen Cal Builders & Developers Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on December 9, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a fram ing construction company, were engaged in framing work on the top plates of a ne w residential structure. As they rotated a bundle of trusses, Employee #1 stepp ed backward and fell, a fall height of 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated f or fractures to both legs.
Keywords: carpenter, erection process, fall, fall protection, fracture, framing, leg, material handling, residential construction, truss, walking backward, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1369262.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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