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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14551063 - Employee Killed In Backward Fall From Metal Decking

Accident: 14551063 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 02/11/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1817222102/12/19921791Contract Steel Erectors
Employee #1 was welding metal decking to the joists adjacent to the decking edge when he fell backward and dropped 15 ft onto the concrete floor. He sustained head injuries and was killed. The decking was not equipped with a standard guardrail and no personal fall protection was being used.
Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, construction, welding, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18172221 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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