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Accident: 99919.015 - Worker Falls Through Elevator Shaft And Fractures Legs

Accident: 99919.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1228037.01504/27/2017Addison Drywall, Inc.
At 3:50 p.m. on April 21, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drywall construction company, was working at a three-story building residential construction project. He was engaged in metal framing. Employee #1 removed a metal railing and then fell through an elevator shaft. Emergency services were called, and Employee # 1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to his legs and a head injury.
Keywords: elevator, elevator shaft, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, leg, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 3 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1228037.015 53 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause:

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