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Accident: 14535876 - Employee Injured In Fall Into Floor Opening, Later Dies

Accident: 14535876 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 03/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
175165003/27/19841791The George H Olson Steel Company
At approximately 1:05 p.m. on March 26, 1984, Employee #1 was walking on the second floor of a building under construction. Steel decking protruded several feet over an unguarded floor opening that dropped to a pit at basement level. One end of this decking was unsupported. When Employee #1 stepped onto the decking, it buckled under his weight, and he fell into the basement pit. He suffered multiple injuries, and later died.
Keywords: decking, unguarded fl opening, unsecured, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, floor opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1751650 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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