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Accident: 201636685 - Employee Fractures Head In Fall At Construction Site

Accident: 201636685 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 04/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31068826204/19/20071771Van Lom Concrete Inc
On April 10, 2007, Employee #1 was working for a concrete or asphalt contractor, on a construction project. He bypassed a caution warning and accessed a stairwell of 14 risers for which no landing had yet been installed. He fell 7 feet through an open hole to a concrete surface, and he sustained a fracture in his head. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, head, stair, floor hole, construction, stair landing, fall, warning sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310688262 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Forming
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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