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Accident: 96795.015 - Employee Falls Between Joists, Incurs Head Trauma, And Break

Accident: 96795.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 06/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244215.01506/28/2017Mt Construction
At 10:00 a.m. on June 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in interior carpentry at a multiemployer construction project, a tw o-story residential structure. He was installing plywood sheathing on top of fl oor joists when a piece of sheathing slipped out of place. Employee #1 fell thr ough the opening created between the joists to the basement's concrete floor, a fall height of 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tran sported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head trauma and a frac tured collarbone.
Keywords: carpenter, collarbone, concussion, fall, floor opening, fracture, head, installing, joist, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1244215.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist: 9
Cause: Interior carpentry

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