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Accident: 201509866 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201509866 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/20/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31236121508/24/20101742Custom Drywall Inc
On August 20, 2010, Employee #1 and a coworker, construction laborers, were unscrewing a piece of plywood from the floor to uncover a floor opening on the sixth floor. When the coworker unscrewed the two bolts from the plywood, Employee #1 lifted the plywood and began to slide it. As he slid the plywood, he stepped into the created opening and fell ten feet onto the floor below. He sustained multiple minor bruises and a neck injury. He was hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: board, floor hole, construction, wood panel, fall, fall protection, neck, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 6 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312361215 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers

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