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Accident: 119947307 - Iron Worker Injured In Fall While Installing Decking

Accident: 119947307 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/04/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994730705/04/20001791The Mcintyre Company

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 4, 2000, Employee #1, a iron worker for the McIntyre Company, Pomona, CA, was installing metal decking for the fine arts building at the University of California, Riverside. He fell 14 ft 7 in. and sustained multiple facial injuries and a fractured right wrist. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to the Riverside Community Hospital in Riverside, where he was hospitalized for 26 hours.

Keywords: decking, fracture, installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, face, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4 48

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119947307 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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