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Accident: 200611994 - Employee Is Injured When Falling 35 Ft Through Floor Hole

Accident: 200611994 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/15/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30695125207/15/20051531Union Mill Development Co.
On July 15, 2005, Employee #1 was working on the fourth floor of a building, when a board serving as a floor hole cover broke and he fell 35 ft to the basement. The employer covered a 6 ft by 7 ft hole with six different 2-in. thick boards. Employee #1 was hospitalized with multiple, unspecified injuries.
Keywords: board, collapse, unsecured, floor hole, construction, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4 50
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306951252 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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