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Accident: 200901387 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Deck Hole

Accident: 200901387 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 02/24/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30377618102/25/20041629W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
On February 23, 2004, Employee #1, a millwright employee, was working for a combined-cycle power plant under construction. He was doing installation work of fixaters (metal alignment plates), on the top deck (steam deck) of a steam turbine generator concrete pedestal. While performing this activity, Employee #1 apparently tripped and fell from the working surface through an uncovered floor hole approximately 45 ft to the concrete foundation. Employee #1 was killed on site.
Keywords: head, floor hole, construction, steam, tripped, fall, concussion, concrete, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 1 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303776181 Fatality Concussion Millwrights FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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