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Accident: 201060811 - Employee Falls From Unguarded Floor Opening

Accident: 201060811 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/03/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12013492911/07/19971521Ja-Con Systems
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on November 3, 1997, Employee #1 was framing a wall for a new residential construction project. He fell from an unguarded 10 ft sub floor level when he inadvertently stepped on a small pile of lumber and lost his balance at the edge of the first floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized and suffered a broken neck and wrist.
Keywords: fracture, floor hole, fall, fall protection, floor opening, neck, unguarded, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120134929 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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