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Accident: 69980.015 - Employee Falls Through A Floor Opening And Is Killed.

Accident: 69980.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 01/14/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1018414.01501/15/2015Aztec Concrete And Pumping Inc
At 1:45 p.m. on January 14, 2015, Employee #1 and a coworker were working as sub contractors at a multi-employer construction site for a residential building. E mployee #1 was assisting a coworker in cutting wood for forming. They were on t he second floor of the structure. Employee #1 fell from an opening in the floor to the ground below, a fall height of 10.6 feet. Employee #1 was killed in the fall. A subsequent investigation determined that the employee had sustained fr actures to his vertebrae and face, and lacerations of his head and shoulder.
Keywords: building, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, floor opening, fracture, head, residential construction, shoulder, spine
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1018414.015 42 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 11
FallHt:16
Cause: Forming
FatCause:

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