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Accident: 109886.015 - Employee Falls Thorough Opening In Walking Surface And Incur

Accident: 109886.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 09/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352111.01510/04/2018Shelby Erectors, Inc.

At 3:40 a.m. on September 28, 2018, an employee was installing decking on a brid ge. As the employee walked over to the next section, he fell through an opening made by an inadvertently unsecured panel. The employee fell thirty-two feet and was hospitalized for multiple fractures to his head, hands, legs, and body.

Keywords: decking, decking panel, fall, fall protection, fracture, hand, head, installing, leg, torso, unsecured panel
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition   0 32

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1352111.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist: 32
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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