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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202362190 Event: 06/26/2006Employee Fractures Arm In Fall
Employee #1, a carpenter, was removing the temporary floor that had been installed over a stair well when one of the floor joist pulled loose under the area on which he was standing. The floor collapsed and Employee #1 fell 24 feet to the basement, fracturing his arm. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, joist, collapse, carpenter, floor hole, struck against, fall, fall protection, arm, temporary floor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310078266 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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