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Accident: 170182901 - Employee'S Wrists Fractured In Fall Through Metal Decking

Accident: 170182901 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/14/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11220686707/30/19901791Adams Iron Co. Inc.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on July 14, 1990, Employee #1 was installing metal decking on the first level of the loading/receiving area of a monorail system. He was stepping forward to receive a striker from a coworker when the metal decking gave way. He fell approximately 12 ft to the ground and broke both wrists.

Keywords: fracture, installing, collapse, unsecured, construction, metal decking, fall, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112206867 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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