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Accident: 202495941 - Employee Injured In Fall From Sub-Flooring Deck

Accident: 202495941 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/27/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969280408/01/20071751Ellison Framing
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on July 27, 2007, Employee #1, a carpenter, and a coworker were clearing away debris and putting up guardrails on the second level sub-flooring deck at a site in Santa Cruz, CA. The coworker was handing Employee #1 the guardrails while he placed them. As they worked, Employee #1 slipped then fell 11 ft 4 in. onto a concrete surface. He suffered head injuries and was transported to Stanford Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: head, installing, carpenter, work rules, cleaning, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, housekeeping
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119692804 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from roof

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