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Accident: 200100535 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 200100535 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/18/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30250810607/19/19991791Nerone & Sons Construction Inc.

At approximately 8:00 a.m. on July 18, 1999, Employee #1 and coworkers were on the roof of a building under construction. They were engaged in metal decking work on the steel bar joists when Employee #1 fell 26 ft 8 3/4 in. from the roof and was killed. No fall protection of any sort was being used. Employee #1 was an ironworker working for Nerone and Sons, Inc., a subcontractor to Abrams Construction, Inc. Both companies had full-time supervisors at the work site at all times. Both employers were issued citations for the lack of fall protection, and also for violations pertaining to erection procedures for long-span bar joists (subpart R).

Keywords: erection process, iron worker, work rules, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, work surface
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 1 26 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302508106 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from roof

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