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Accident: 201637881 - Employee Is Injured When Leg Falls Through Gap

Accident: 201637881 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 03/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31169845003/31/20081721Williamsen & Bleid Inc
On March 18, 2008, an employee was traversing along a scaffold system when his leg went through a piece of plywood that was covering an 8.5-in. gap that was located between the scaffold supports and the outrigger planking. The employee was hospitalized and treated for unspecified sprains.
Keywords: floor hole, fall, floor opening, sprain, work surface, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 15 250
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311698450 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall, other

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