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Accident: 201147402 - Employee Slips And Falls From Floor Joists

Accident: 201147402 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/19/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12595094911/04/20051531Engineered Framing Systems
On October 19, 2005, Employee #1, a carpenter, was on the second floor attaching plywood to joists. He would apply approximately 3 to 4 ft of glue to the joists. He would then lay a sheet of plywood down and nail it in place. He slipped, due to the glue, and fell approximately 15 ft to the floor. He was hospitalized with a punctured lung and two fractured ribs.
Keywords: fracture, lung, joist, glue, carpenter, slip, pelvis, rib, fall, puncture
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 29
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125950949 Hospitalized injury Puncture Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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