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Accident: 202289096 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof

Accident: 202289096 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 05/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10921081505/20/19991791Ausborn Steel Company, Inc.
On May 20, 1999, Employee #1 was working on the roof of a single-tier metal-frame industrial building. Employee #1 was moving metal sheets near the leading edge in support of decking operations, when he inadvertently fell 33.5 ft to the cement floor and was killed. No fall protections were used and no other warnings were given at the time of the accident.
Keywords: decking, fracture, roof, sheet metal, building, construction, fall, fall protection, warning sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 34 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 109210815 Fatality Fracture Sheet metal worker apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:33
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl
FatCause: Fall from roof

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