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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200773588 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through A Hole Covering

Accident: 200773588 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30610226007/07/20041542Shawmut Design & Construction
On July 7, 2004, Employee #1, a construction superintendent, was assisting a laborer in installing a fiberrock weather proof cover over a hole that was cut earlier in the day. Employee #1 inadvertently stepped onto the fiberrock and fell into the penthouse below. He was hospitalized and treated for a fracture.
Keywords: fracture, cover, construction, fall, work surface, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 6 11
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306102260 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall, other

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