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Accident: 170134340 - Employee Killed In 45 Ft Fall With Steel Grading

Accident: 170134340 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 06/03/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30121518206/03/19971791Fisher Fabrication Inc
Two ironworkers were working on a concrete and structural steel building under construction. Both workers were on a partially decked level, approximately 45 ft above the concrete foundation. Employee #1 stepped on an unsecured section of steel grating, fell, and was killed.
Keywords: decking, unsecured, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 5 45 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301215182 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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