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Accident: 14569651 - Employee Dies In Fall From Deck To Concrete Floor

Accident: 14569651 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 02/24/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12373269502/24/19931791Refa Erection Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12371702702/24/19931542Anderesen Construction Company

Employee #1, an iron worker, fell from a metal deck while spot welding. According to a witness, Employee #1 was working near the edge of some metal decking that was located over the basement level of a building under construction. Evidently, when moving about on the deck, Employee #1, who was not using fall protection, slipped on the deck's slick surface and fell approximately 22 feet to the basement's concrete floor. Employee #1 was pronounced dead a short time later at a nearby hospital.

Keywords: decking, spot welding, iron worker, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, slippery surface

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123732695 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers
2 123717027 Occupation Not Listed

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