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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14486039 - Employee Falls From Roof Girder To Concrete

Accident: 14486039 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 11/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11409605011/02/19941791Niagara Erecting, Inc.

Employee #1, an iron worker engaged in structural steel erection, was connecting roof purlins to roof girders when he fell approximately 50 ft from a roof girder to a concrete surface. There were no safety nets on the structure and the employee was not tied off or otherwise protected against falls. The employee suffered multiple fractures.

Keywords: fracture, girder, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114096050 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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