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Accident: 200083590 - Employee Fractures Leg While Erecting Wooden Wall

Accident: 200083590 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 03/25/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31176150603/26/20091751B & B Construction
On March 25, 2009, Employee #1 and two coworkers were erecting a wooden wall. As the wall was about 4 to 5 feet off the ground, the base of the wall skidded and fell on top of Employee #1's leg. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was hospitalized and treated for a fractured femur.
Keywords: fracture, building, carpenter, construction, manual mat handling, struck by, falling object, leg
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 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311761506 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Collapse of structure

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