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Accident: 201401445 - Employee Killed When He Fell Through Open Floor Hole

Accident: 201401445 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 01/21/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12490307101/22/19981791Roberts Steel Erection
On January 21, 1998, a new addition to a structure was being built. Employee #1 was told to cut the stairway hold in the floor. Employee #1 was killed when he fell 18 feet through the hole.
Keywords: guardrail, ppe, floor hole, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 124903071 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:18
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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