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Accident: 170870091 - Employee Injured By Fall From Roof Decking To Concrete Floor

Accident: 170870091 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/06/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11998163708/20/20011791K D Steel

On August 6, 2001, a serious injury accident occurred at a new Wal-Mart being built by K.D. Steel in Lancaster, California. Employee #1, an iron worker, was installing decking on the top of the building when he stepped off the leading edge of the roof and fell 20 feet to the concrete floor. Employee #1 suffered a broken arm in the fall and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills, California, for emergency medical treatment.

Keywords: fracture, roof decking, iron worker, fall, arm
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119981637 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous precision metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Surveying
FatCause: Fall from roof

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