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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14312334 - Construction Employee Fell One Level; Died Of Head Injury

Accident: 14312334 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 11/04/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1781411211/06/19861521Fregoe Construction
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SETTING A 4 BY 4 FOOT PIECE OF PLYWOOD INTO PLACE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A BUILDING FLOOR. HE WAS PREPARING TO SECURE IT BY STRIKING IT ON THE EDGE WITH A 2 BY 4 AND A SLEDGE HAMMER TO BRING THE TONGUE AND GROOVE SECTIONS TOGETHER. AS HE BEGAN THE BOARD SUDDENLY SLIPPED THROUGH THE OPENING. THE EMPLOYEE FELL THROUGH THE RAFTERS 11 FEET TO THE CONCRETE BASEMENT FLOOR. HE DIED DIED 2 HOURS LATER (IN A HOSPITAL) OF A FRACTURED SKULL AND CARDIAC ARREST.
Keywords: fracture, construction, cardiac arrest, skull, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17814112 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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