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Accident: 201092863 - Employee Falls From Balcony

Accident: 201092863 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 03/07/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30080764103/16/19991521Island View Construction
Employee # 1, who worked for a construction company, was injured while taping and sanding drywall at a new home. He fell approximately 12 ft from a balcony to a concrete floor. The guard rail had been removed from the balcony section. Employee #1 was hospitalized after suffering fractures.
Keywords: guardrail, sand, fall, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300807641 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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