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Accident: 200785145 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Unguarded Hole In Floor

Accident: 200785145 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/14/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31418008412/14/20101751Francisco Becerra
On December 14, 2010, Employee #1 performed interior carpentry work on a construction site. Employee #1 moved a bathroom cabinet from the game room area of the building. Employee #1 intended to move the cabinet to the bathroom adjoining the second bedroom. Employee #1 fell through an unguarded opening in the floor to the foyer/entryway below. Employee #1 fell approximately ten feet. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to his head, and was killed by the fall.
Keywords: fracture, head, guardrail, carpenter, floor hole, construction, fall, fall protection, unguarded, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314180084 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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