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Accident: 200083053 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 200083053 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/14/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31018700008/14/20071521Habitat For Humanity
On August 14, 2007, Employee #1, a volunteer, was lifting an exterior wall when she stepped forward and fell into an unguarded staircase opening. She sustained injuries, for which she was hospitalized.
Keywords: cover, unguarded fl opening, work rules, construction, manual mat handling, fall, floor opening
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
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310187000 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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