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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 81370.015 - Employee Falls From 3rd Story Balcony

Accident: 81370.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 10/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1109125.01511/25/2015A & B Construction
At 9:30 a.m. on October 21, 2015, an employee was removing trash and scrap wood from inside an apartment building on the third story balcony. The employee slid on the plywood floor, grabbed an unstable guardrail, and fell approximately 21 feet to ground level. The employee was hospitalized with a fractured femur and dislocated hip.
Keywords: fall, guardrail
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1109125.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Construction laborers

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