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Accident: 201404001 - Employee Injured In Fall From Edge Of Decking

Accident: 201404001 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 06/13/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12708207106/16/20001791Citi Steel Inc
Employee #1 and coworkers were laying decking on the first floor of a building. After placing six sheets of decking into position, he went to measure the distance to the leading edge. As he was doing this, he lost his footing and fell to the next level. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: decking, installing, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127082071 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall, other

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