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Accident: 114159.015 - Employee Fractures Skull And Ribs In Fall

Accident: 114159.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 02/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383067.01502/28/2019Florida Atlantic Ironworks, Inc.
At 8:25 a.m. on February 19, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection com pany, was laying steel decking for a new two-story commercial building, a multie mployer construction project. The employee, who was not using any form of fall protection, fell and struck the concrete floor, a fall height of 18 feet. Emerg ency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted fo r treatment of multiple injuries including a fractured skull and multiple fractu red ribs.
Keywords: brain, concrete, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, installing, metal decking, multiemployer, rib, skull, steel erection, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 18
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1383067.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist: 18
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Moving Poi

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