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Accident: 201183274 - Employee Sustains Concussion In Fall From Stairs

Accident: 201183274 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 01/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30739698602/21/20071521United Mechanical Builder, Inc.
At approximately 12:20 p.m. on January 22, 2007, Employee #1, a carpenter, was working for United Mechanical Builder, Incorporated, located in San Francisco, California. Employee #1 was also the owner of the company. He was building a stairway at the rear of the building from the ground floor to the 2nd floor. The stairway at the lower landing was completed, and the treads were already secured in place. Employee #1 either stepped or fell off approximately 8 ft from a step just below the first landing. The paramedics took Employee #1 to the San Francisco General Hospital. He was treated for bruises to his head, shoulder and pelvis. There were no witnesses.
Keywords: head, stair, shoulder, building, carpenter, construction, pelvis, fall, concussion, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307396986 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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