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Accident: 201380383 - Employee After Fall From Elevated Platform

Accident: 201380383 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 02/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30402305402/28/20011751Luis Santos, Inc. Aka Samuel Silva
At approximately 10:40 a.m. on February 28, 2001, Employee #1 was walking near an open floor hole, approximately eleven ft by seven ft, when the air hose for the nail gun tripped him causing Employee #1 to fall twenty ft through the open floor onto a concrete surface where he sustained a life ending head injury.
Keywords: nail, floor hole, tripped, air hose, air line
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 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304023054 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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