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Accident: 979849 - Employee Injured In Fall From Deck

Accident: 979849 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/20/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10818708909/21/19901542Kitchell Contractors

At approximately 4:00 a.m. on September 20, 1990, Employee #1, a laborer, and two coworkers, of Kitchell Contractors, were working on the 90 level deck between grid lines 17 and 18 and C and D. They were pumping and pouring #22 gauge galvanized fluted deck forms for concrete deck construction. The deck at the west end collapsed and Employee #1 and one coworker fell approximately 14 ft onto soft dirt. The second coworker held onto the guardrails to prevent himself from falling. Employee #1 fractured his back and was transported to Scottsdale Memorial Hospital for treatment. He was released on September 22, 1990.

Keywords: decking, concrete form work, fracture, collapse, unsecured, construction, back, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108187089 Hospitalized injury Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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