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Accident: 201060886 - Employee Injured In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 201060886 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12013650201/23/19981623Jd2 Dba Draheim Steel
Employee #1 was working as an apprentice steel worker. Employee #1 was using a manual "crimper" to join 3-ft by 28-ft steel deck panels together to form a floor. Employee #2, the foreman, had warned Employee #1 not to work walking backward, but Employee #1 continued to do so. Employee #1 walked backward into an unguarded stairwell opening, falling 8 ft to the concrete landing and then another 8 ft 2in. to the concrete floor. Employee #1 suffered a fractured skull and a fractured back and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, stair, decking panel, construction, back, skull, fall, hand tool, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120136502 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:16
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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