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Accident: 170628465 - Employee Fractures Head And Shoulder In Fall From Decking

Accident: 170628465 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/09/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018981608/10/19941791Pacific Erectors
Employee #1 was approximately 15 ft above ground level decking a building. He had detached his fall protection in order to step out onto a piece of decking and had begun to pry up a bundle of decking with a 2 by 4. The decking piece was not attached; it slid and dropped. Employee #1 fell, fracturing his head and shoulder on the concrete surface.
Keywords: decking, fracture, head, shoulder, unsecured, work rules, slip, construction, fall, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120189816 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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