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Accident: 106625.015 - Employee Installing Decking Is Injured In Fall

Accident: 106625.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323908.01506/18/2018Axcon Corporation Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction installat ions company, was working on the mezzanine level of a commercial building. He w as installing metal decking when he stepped backward and fell through an undecke d portion to the concrete floor, a fall height of 18 feet. The employee was tra nsported to the hospital and admitted for 48 hours observation for concussion. The investigation determined that the employee had not attached his fall protect ion lanyard to a horizontal lifeline.

Keywords: concrete, concussion, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, head, installing, lanyard, ppe, walking backward, work rules
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 1323908.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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