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Accident: 202346516 - Employee Is Injured In Fall

Accident: 202346516 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 01/17/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30727972901/20/20041799Maggio Construction Company
On January 17, 2004, Employee #1 was climbing down from the second floor to the first floor of a townhouse under construction through an opening for a stairway. When he stepped on a 4-ft-long piece of 2-in. by 4-in. wood nailed horizontally across the framing, the board detached. Employee #1 fell to the first floor, striking a 4-ft by 8-ft sheet of plywood that was covering part of the stairway opening between the first floor and the basement. He then fell backward to the concrete basement floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a fractured jaw, a concussion, and contusions.
Keywords: fracture, struck against, fall, floor opening, concussion, face, temporary floor, concrete, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 19
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307279729 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:19
Cause: Fireproofing
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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