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Accident: 125528.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 125528.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 04/20/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1472843.01504/20/2020Schuff Steel Company
On April 20, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was workin g at the site of a new four-story commercial building. He was setting up materi als after a work break. After providing materials to a coworker on an elevated work platform, Employee #1 moved back toward a floor opening where his fall prot ection was located. He tripped into the floor opening and fell, a fall height o f 22 feet. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: construction, decking, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, floor opening, material handling, steel erection, tripped
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1472843.015 62 M Fatality Welders and cutters FallDist: 22
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work

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