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Accident: 98784.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Hole, Incurs Fracture

Accident: 98784.015 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1246842.01507/05/2017M & A Projects Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on July 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in interior masonry work at a multiemployer construction project, a 26-story commercial building. He was cleaning up his work area when he went to remove a floor hole cover. As he picked up the cover, he stepped forward and fell into the hole, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fracture.
Keywords: building, housekeeping, masonry wall, fracture, fall protection, floor opening, fall, cover, construction, cleaning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 26
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1246842.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Interior masonry
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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