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Accident: 103805.015 - Employee Falls From Roof Decking And Breaks Hips

Accident: 103805.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301245.01503/13/2018Capp Steel Erectors, Inc.

At 1:00 p.m. on March 12, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection compan y, was installing steel decking for the roof of a two-story school addition. He stepped on an unsecured piece of decking material, which shifted and precipitat ed his fall from the roof, a fall height of 14.8 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and tr eated for fractures to both hips.

Keywords: construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, installing, roof, unsecured panel, unstable surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   2 35

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1301245.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Final Attachment Deck (Wel

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