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Accident: 201202975 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Balcony

Accident: 201202975 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 07/01/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30804026007/11/20051742Oregon Drywall Systems Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30804025207/11/200515421996 Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30804027807/11/20051761Progressive Exteriors Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30804028607/12/20051521Vladimir M Chuprov
At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 1, 2005, Employee #1, a drywall installer, was sanding the sheetrock ceiling of a third story stairwell. He was on a scaffold plank set across the stairwell opening when he stepped off the plank and onto the balcony. When he stepped onto the balcony he apparently tripped and fell forward and fell off the balcony, falling approximately twenty four feet to the ground. Another contractor had removed the guardrail the day prior. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital were he was admitted to the intensive care unit with several broken vertebrae.
Keywords: tripped, guardrail, fall, fall protection, vertebra, scaffold, work rules, fracture, installing, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308040260 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drywall installers FallDist:
FallHt:24
Cause: Plastering
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 308040252 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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3 308040278 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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4 308040286 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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