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Accident: 200771285 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Second Floor Of Residence

Accident: 200771285 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/20/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30380810909/20/20011751Mcglashing Construction
On September 20, 2001, Employee #1 was installing floor sheathing on the second-floor level of a residence under construction. He was walking backward when he fell from the second floor and through a stairway opening on the first floor to the basement. He fractured his wrists and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, installing, building, construction, fall, fall protection, floor opening, walking backward, open-sided floor
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 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303808109 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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