Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 171011653 - Employee Paralyzed In Fall From Wooden Beam

Accident: 171011653 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12030686504/05/20011799Surco Development
On March 9, 2001, Employee #1 was working at the site of a residence under construction. He was atop a wooden beam (the top plate) of the structure when he lost his balance and fell 10 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained injuries that left him paralyzed from the waist down.
Keywords: paralysis, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, walking on beam, lost balance, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120306865 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close