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Accident: 118537.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall From Roof

Accident: 118537.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420073.01508/01/2019Kentucky Steel Erectors, Llc
At 3:45 p.m. on July 26, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel const ruction company, was laying roof decking for a new commercial building. He was not using fall protection when he fell, a fall height of 36 feet, and struck the concrete floor. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of multiple fractures and lacerations.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete floor, construction, decking, erection process, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing, laceration, roof, steel erection, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 36
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1420073.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Sheet metal worker apprentices FallDist: 36
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Moving Poi

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