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Accident: 201772449 - Employee Falls Through Deck Opening And Is Killed

Accident: 201772449 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 04/07/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30732065504/07/20041791Atlantic Steel Construction Co., Inc.

Employee #1 was transitioning from a beam to a column in order to slide down (shagging) to get to the lower deck. He slipped or lost his grip and fell approximately 17 feet through a deck opening to the concrete floor. Employee #1 sustained head fractures and was killed.

Keywords: beam, fracture, head, slip, column, fall
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 30 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307320655 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Moving Point To Point
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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