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Accident: 106554.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall While Decking

Accident: 106554.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323286.01506/18/2018Mim Installations, Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an industrial installati ons company, was installing metal decking to the mezzanine level of a commercial building. He had not attached his fall protection lanyard to a horizontal life line. Employee #1 stepped backward and fell through an undecked portion of the mezzanine to the concrete floor below, a fall height of 18 feet. Emergency serv ices transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for 48-hour observation for a head concussion.

Keywords: concrete, concussion, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, head, installing, lifeline, material handling, walking backward
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   18

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1323286.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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