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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 868695 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof Decking

Accident: 868695 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/09/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10302194511/10/19891791Ferguson Steel Erection Inc.

At 9:45 a.m. on November 9, 1989, Employee #1 was installing metal decking at an approximate height of 23 feet 6 inches above the ground when an excessive gust of wind struck a sheet of decking, causing Employee #1 to fall through the steel joists to the ground below. Fall protection was not in use at the time of the accident.

Keywords: fracture, high wind, roof decking, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103021945 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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