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Accident: 170034995 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 170034995 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 09/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11613622709/11/19971751J And H Construction
Employee #1 was assisting his boss who was working at a table saw on the second floor of a single-family home under construction. Employee #1 fell through an unguarded floor hole into the basement. He landed on a dirt floor, but apparently struck his head on an adjacent concrete footing. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: concrete slab, head, barrier guard, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, floor opening, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 116136227 Fatality Concussion Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:35
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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