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Accident: 201520228 - Employee Injured In Fall Down Elevator Shaft

Accident: 201520228 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 10/24/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12316509410/27/19971522R.M. Harris Inc.
On October 24, 1997, Employee #1 was removing waste concrete from the elevator shaft frame. The employee climbed onto the safety railing and slipped, falling approximately 27 feet into the basement. Employee #1 fractured his right clavicle and ankle.
Keywords: work rules, collarbone, slip, construction, fall, ankle, elevator shaft
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 4 45
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123165094 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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