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Accident: 201091279 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201091279 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 02/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12621533402/17/19981521Keith D. Abrams Contractors
Employee #1 was given the task of covering floor openings on the second floor of the construction site. Employee #1 removed the cover from one opening and proceeded to slide the covering over to another opening. Employee #1 fell through the first opening, spraining his back. Employee #1 was treated and released at the hospital's Emergency Room.
Keywords: floor hole, construction, back, fall, sprain, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126215334 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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