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Accident: 201169091 - Employee'S Ankle Fractured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201169091 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/06/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12616017507/30/20071741Reicon Builders Inc
At 1:00 p.m. on July 6, 2007, Employee #1, a laborer, was installing a wall plate on the second floor of a building. Upon completion, he stepped backward and fell through a floor opening, and landed on the concrete floor of the first story. Employee #1 sustained a fractured left ankle and was transported to Valley Presbyterian Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, cover, installing, unguarded fl opening, work rules, construction, fall, floor opening, walking backward, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126160175 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:12
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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