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Accident: 202004693 - Ironworker Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 202004693 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 03/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30899303903/28/20061791Interstate Steel Co. Inc.

On March 27, 2006, Employee #1, an ironworker, was part of a five-man crew installing batt-type insulation and standing seam metal roofing on a preengineered metal building. He apparently stepped onto insulation batting, believing that there was steel decking below it. He fell 26 ft to the ground and was killed. Employee #1 was not utilizing any means of fall protection.

Keywords: installing, roof, roof decking, iron worker, construction, fall, fall protection, thermal insulation
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 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308993039 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from roof

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