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Accident: 14201826 - Construction Worker Fell Through Floor Hole

Accident: 14201826 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 03/07/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1882537203/08/19881542Carob Contractors Inc.
At 3:20 p.m. on March 7, 1988, Employee #1 was on a 49-ft by 8-ft flat roof, gathering plywood to construct a ramp to transport concrete carts. Employee #1 walked to the east side of the roof where there was a 3-ft by 6-ft-2-in. hole covered by two unsecured pieces of 8-ft-1-in. by 4-ft plywood. Employee #1 picked up the plywood then fell through the hole 14 ft to the ground, receiving bruises, cuts, scrapes, and a minor sprain. Employee #1 was hospitalized, held for observation, and released.
Keywords: floor hole, construction, fall, floor opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18825372 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers

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