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Accident: 201635018 - Employee Is Injured In Fall

Accident: 201635018 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 12/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30824742812/03/20041751Rothchild Construction Co Inc
On December 2, 2004, Employee #1 was standing on a 14-inch overhang of a building, removing a guardrail system in order to install plywood on the exterior of a wall. This was in preparation of raising the height of the wall. The overhang that he was standing on gave-way and Employee #1 fell 20 feet to the ground. He was hospitalized and treated for a fracture.
Keywords: roof collapse, fracture, roof, building, overloaded, construction, fall, fall protection, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308247428 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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