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Accident: 954214 - Employee Killed In 150 Ft Fall

Accident: 954214 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 06/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
333598106/02/19941629H.B. Zachry Co.

At 10:00 a.m. on June 2, 1994, Employee #1 and a coworker, both experienced iron workers, were bolting up previously set structural steel members from a metal decked roof where there was an opening. Both employees were wearing a full body harness. While Employee #1 was moving to a higher position, he fell backward, rolled off the roof decking, and fell approximately 150 feet. Employee #1 was killed. He did not follow the company's 100 percent fall protection policy.

Keywords: iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, roof opening, tie-off

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3335981 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers

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