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Accident: 14498604 - Ironworker Killed In 50 Ft Fall Onto Concrete

Accident: 14498604 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/25/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10027368903/04/19861791Derr Construction Company
Employee #1 and a coworker, both ironworkers, were standing on a 9 1/2 in. wide by 90 ft long steel truss located 51 ft above the ground floor. They were landing steel decking atop the floor joist. While they were moving south on the steel truss, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell to the concrete floor. He was killed. No safety nets or safety belts were in use.
Keywords: truss, iron worker, work rules, safety belt, construction, fall, fall protection, net, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100273689 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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