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Accident: 170562177 - Employees Fall From Decking Edge

Accident: 170562177 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 07/08/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12461749907/30/19931791Bonnco Steel Erection

Employee #1 and coworkers were installing steel decking on a new construction site. Employee #1 slid out a section of the decking onto a joist. It spun around and Employee #1 tried to get out of the way, but lost his balance and fell over the decking's edge. Employee #2, his foreman, came over to see if he was all right and fell also. Both employees were back to work at the time of the investigation.

Keywords: decking, installing, joist, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124617499 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers
2 124617499 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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