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Accident: 128716.015 - Employee Steps Backward, Falls, And Is Killed

Accident: 128716.015 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 08/12/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1488550.01508/14/2020Ruben Escorza-Dimas
At 9:30 a.m. on August 12, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction framing company, was framing an exterior wall at a multi-employer project, a new two-st ory residence. He was working from the second story and applying weather proofi ng to the wall prior to erection. Employee #1 stepped backward, fell 11 feet, a nd struck his head on a piece of lumber. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, carpenter, erection process, fall, fall protection, framing, head, lumber, residential construction, struck against, thermal insulation, walking backward, wall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1488550.015 27 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 11
FallHt:11
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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