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Accident: 201095056 - Employee Falls Nine Feet From Beam

Accident: 201095056 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 08/08/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618199911/07/20011781Weslar Inc
On August 8, 2001, Employee #1 was standing on a beam 9 ft high and 6 in. wide gluing a joist. He had with him a hand held circular saw for trimming the joist once they were tight. Employee #1 fell to the ground due to a loss of footing and his wrist landed on the saw. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: beam, joist, circular saw, fall, lost balance, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126181999 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:9
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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