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Accident: 101548.015 - Employee Falls From Decking And Fractures Leg

Accident: 101548.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 12/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283569.01512/15/2017Nyhus Erectors, Llc.

At 7:45 a.m. on December 14, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection com pany, was working at the construction site for a two-story commercial building. He was in a controlled decking zone and rolling out insulation when he slipped off a steel purlin and fell, a fall height of approximately 21 feet, and struck the concrete floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpo rted to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured leg.

Keywords: construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, insulator, leg, slip, steel erection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 21

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1283569.015 26 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Final Attachment Deck (Wel

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