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Accident: 116551.015 - Employee Installing Decking Fractures Leg And Hip In Fall

Accident: 116551.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 05/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403543.01505/23/2019Variable Steel Unlimited, Llc.
At 8:15 a.m. on May 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, w as decking the third level of a new three-story commercial building. As he inst alled a spreader sheet that measured approximately 18 feet long by 3 feet wide, he fell to the next level, a fall height of approximately 12 feet. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of leg and hip fractures.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, installing, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403543.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Flashing Of Decking
FatCause:

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