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Accident: 200230696 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Metal Deck

Accident: 200230696 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 11/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30258302611/19/19991761Mountain States Roofing, Inc.
Employee #1 stepped out onto a 4 ft by 4 ft metal deck and fell through it, dropping approximately 29 ft onto a concrete floor. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. Apparently, coworkers had cut the metal deck to install a curb and foundation for a gravity relief hood. They cut two parallel sides and then left the deck unsupported, unguarded, unattended, and unbarricaded.
Keywords: unsecured, barrier guard, work rules, construction, metal decking, fall, communication, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 29
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302583026 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:29
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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