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Accident: 201079340 - Employee Falls From Metal Decking And Is Killed

Accident: 201079340 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534975307/29/20131791Sierra Steel Erectors Inc

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on July 29, 2013, Employee #1, an ironworker, was installing a metal deck on a mezzanine. The height of the mezzanine was approximately 14.5 ft above the floor surface. The decking pieces were 36 in. by 36 in. and they were attached to the steel beams of the mezzanine. As he was adjusting the pieces, the materials shifted and he fell from the elevated location. Employee #1 sustained traumatic injuries in the fall and died.

Keywords: installing, iron worker, metal decking, fall, fall protection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 22 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315349753 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall, other

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