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Accident: 137944.015 - Employee Falls During Truss Installation, Lacerates Leg

Accident: 137944.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 01/20/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1514117.01502/03/2021Bsa Framing, Inc
At 9:45 a.m. on January 20, 2021, Employee #1, employed by a framing contractor, was installing a roof truss from the third floor of a three-story multifamily r esidential structure that was being constructed. The employee fell, a fall heig ht of 8 feet, and impacted the wood floor. He was transported to the hospital f or treatment of a shin laceration and then released without hospitalization.
Keywords: blunt force, fall, fall protection, installing, laceration, leg, residential construction, roof, truss
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1514117.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 8
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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