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Structural Steel Erection Spells Death for Employee

During a structural steel erection operation, an employee was standing on metal decking that had been placed across five open web steel joists. The joists were not secured with bridging or at their ends by bolts. He was attempting to align a piece of decking at the open web joists, when all five joists rolled over on their sides and fell to the ground. The employee fell with the joists and was killed.

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