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Accident: 200082170 - Employee Injured In Fall Though Floor Hole

Accident: 200082170 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 04/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30827153504/14/20051751Precision Stair Co. Inc.
Employee #1 stepped on a basement stairwell cover that was fastened from below the opening and not on top it. He fell 7.5 ft through cover to the basement floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of fractures.
Keywords: fracture, cover, floor hole, struck against, fall, fall protection, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308271535 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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