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Accident: 202586962 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Through Hole In Floor

Accident: 202586962 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31531480707/25/20111522Ifr Design Studio
On July 20, 2011, Employee #1 was working as a carpenter. Employee #1 removed a 3 foot by 3 foot section of plywood covering a floor opening in order to use a ladder from the floor below. Employee #1 forgot that he had removed the covering and approximately 30 minutes later he fell into the floor hole. Employee #1 fell approximately 9 feet to the floor below resulting in unspecified injuries that required more than 24 hours of hospitalization.
Keywords: carpenter, floor hole, fall, fall protection, floor opening
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315314807 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:9
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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