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Accident: 201261302 - Employee Killed By Fall Through Floor Hole

Accident: 201261302 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 09/21/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30569388909/23/20021751W.K. Carpentry, Inc.
Employee #1, a carpenter for W.K. Carpentry, Inc., was gathering materials to build a wall on the second story of a residential construction project when he picked up a piece of plywood that was covering a 20-in. by 27.5-in. floor opening. He fell through the floor opening to the concrete basement floor and was killed.
Keywords: floor hole, struck against, construction, walking surface, fall, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305693889 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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