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Accident: 201094125 - Employee Killed In Fall From Bridge

Accident: 201094125 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 08/02/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30080899508/04/20001791Central Coast Fabrication
Employee #1, a welder for Central Coast Fabrication, was working on a steel bridge that was under construction. He was on his way to talk to the foreman when he went through a section of the bridge that was not fully planked. Employee #1 was killed when he fell 25 ft through an 8 ft opening and landed on the ground.
Keywords: decking, barrier guard, welder, construction, bridge deck, fall, bridge, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300808995 Fatality Concussion Welders and cutters FallDist:
FallHt:25
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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