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Accident: 200100204 - Employee Killed In Fall From Steel Truss

Accident: 200100204 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 02/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30191408102/25/19981791Rk Steel Erectors
Employee #1, the owner of a steel erection company, was walking on an open web truss. He slipped on an unwelded joist and fell approximately 16 ft, landing on his head. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, unsecured, iron worker, slip, construction, steel erection, fall, walking on beam, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301914081 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:16
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Welding/Bu
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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