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Accident: 200961191 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Second Floor Decking

Accident: 200961191 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 07/07/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30068714207/09/19971542Blake Construction Company, Inc.
Employee #1 was finishing a concrete deck on the second floor. He was walking backward while using a floater when he stepped through the caution tape. Employee #1 fell 12 ft through a missing piece of decking, landing on the first floor. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: decking, installing, work rules, construction, fall, floor opening, walking backward, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300687142 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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