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Accident: 201155025 - Employee Fell From Cieling Joist

Accident: 201155025 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/30/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596965909/04/20011542Corona Constructors, Inc
At approximately 7:49 a.m. on August 30, 2001, Employee #1 sustained a broken back and skull fracture when he fell 8 ft off ceiling joists to a concrete floor while working at a construction site. Employee was taken to the hospital where he was admitted with a severed spinal column at T10 and 11. Employee #1 was paralyzed from the waist down.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, joist, ceiling, construction, back, fall, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125969659 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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