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Accident: 201400140 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Roof Opening

Accident: 201400140 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 09/26/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12500006711/18/19961791B & A Structural Steel
On September 26, 1996, Employee #1 was part of a four-man crew that was installing and welding down decking. Employee #1 and a coworker were installing decking when the coworker left to get a chalk box. When he returned, Employee #1 could not be located. He apparently had fallen through an opening in the roof and was killed.
Keywords: installing, roof, roof decking, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, roof opening
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125000067 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall from roof

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