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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200081461 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 200081461 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30144267908/07/20021522Robert Urban Construction
On August 7, 2002, Employee #1 was at a residential construction site, wrapping an exterior wall before it was to be lifted into place. Employee #1 was walking backward when he stepped into a 3-ft 6-in. square floor opening and fell 8-ft 9-in. onto the concrete basement floor. Employee #1's head struck the floor as he landed and he sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: head, cover, unguarded fl opening, barrier guard, work rules, construction, fall, floor opening, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301442679 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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