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Accident: 47806.015 - Employee Slips From Attic Walkway And Bruises Abdomen

Accident: 47806.015 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 07/08/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
917320.01507/09/2013Virtexco Corporation
At 8:00 p.m. on July 8, 2013, an employee was working in an attic crawling on wallboards and cleaning up scrap pieces of drywall material. The employee's knee slipped off of a board and the employee fell against a steel joist. The employee had a bruised stomach and abdomen. The employee was tied to a lifeline with a harness and lanyard.
Keywords: abdomen, steel connector, stomach, elevated work platform, fall protection, lanyard, joist, fall, attic, slip
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 917320.015 56 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Drywall installers

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