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Accident: 108043.015 - Employee Installing Steel Decking Falls, Fractures Hip

Accident: 108043.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 08/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336484.01508/07/2018Lls Steel Erectors, Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on August 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection compa ny, was installing steel decking on the second floor of a new six-story building . He unhooked his retractable fall protection lanyard, stepped on a piece of un secured decking, slipped, and fell, a fall height of 12 feet. Emergency service s transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated fo r a fractured hip.
Keywords: construction, decking, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, installing, lanyard, material handling, slip, slippery surface, steel, steel erection, unsecured panel, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   6 72
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1336484.015 38 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Hoisting Bundles

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