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Accident: 106554.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall While Decking

Accident: 106554.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1323286.01506/18/2018Mim Installations, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an industrial installati ons company, was installing metal decking to the mezzanine level of a commercial building. He had not attached his fall protection lanyard to a horizontal life line. Employee #1 stepped backward and fell through an undecked portion of the mezzanine to the concrete floor below, a fall height of 18 feet. Emergency serv ices transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for 48-hour observation for a head concussion.
Keywords: concrete, concussion, construction, decking, fall, fall protection, head, installing, lifeline, material handling, walking backward
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1323286.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause:

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