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Accident: 200774677 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Floor Hole

Accident: 200774677 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 03/08/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31088239403/08/20071751Caballero Construction Company
On March 8, 2007, Employee #1 was working at a 4-story apartment building under construction, when he fell through a 22-inch by 49-inch composite board that was covering a smoke vent flue opening at the top of an elevator shaft. He fell approximately 48 feet to the bottom of the elevator shaft and was killed. The composite board hole cover was not marked.
Keywords: marking, floor hole, work rules, construction, fall, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 2 48 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310882394 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Elevator, escalator installation
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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