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Accident: 109027.015 - Employee Falls Thirteen Feet From Roof And Receives Multiple

Accident: 109027.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345434.01509/11/2018Theisen Steel, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on September 4, 2018, an employee was working on a thirteen foot r oof to install steel decking. A horizontal lifeline was installed and available to the employee, who did not tie it off. At some point, the employee walked over a sheet of unsecured decking and fell through. The employee received multiple ( ten) fractures to his ribs and a fracture to the sternum and was taken to the ho spital for treatment.
Keywords: collapse, decking, decking panel, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, rib, roof, unsecured, unstable surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 13
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345434.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 13
FallHt:13
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause:

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