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Accident: 120184.015 - Employee Falls And Receives Multiple Fractures

Accident: 120184.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420567.01507/11/2019United Production Framing, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on June 24, 2019, an employee installed rafters for a second story roof. The employee was in the process of spreading rafter tails (four-inch by si x-inch by five-foot lengths of lumber), when at some point, the employee stepped onto a ridge section made of two-inch by four-inch by six-foot piece of lumber. The ridge was nailed on both sides and when the employee placed their weight on the board, it pulled through the nails on both ends and the employee fell appro ximately thirteen feet. The employee received multiple fractures, including a fr acture to the collar bone, and was hospitalized two days for treatment.
Keywords: board, collarbone, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, fracture, lumber, rafter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1420567.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 13
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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