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Accident: 200513687 - Iron Worker Falls From Elevation And Is Killed

Accident: 200513687 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 02/17/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30872034102/17/20051791Amerect Inc.

At approximately 8:10 a.m. on February 17, 2005, an ironworker was installing metal decking at Nicholson Hall (University of Minnesota). He lost his balance and fell approximately 29 ft to a lower level. The employee was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death was multiple blunt force head injuries.

Keywords: head, installing, iron worker, construction, steel erection, metal decking, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work surface
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 4 28 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308720341 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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