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Accident: 202311122 - Employee Falls 28.83 Feet To A Concrete Surface And Dies

Accident: 202311122 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 05/20/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30349341505/22/20001791Dixie Southern Industrial, Inc.
Employee #1, an ironworker was standing on a piece of angle iron, secured only with a tack weld. He was wearing all the required fall protection gear but was not tied off. The weld broke and he fell 28.83 ft onto a concrete slab and died.
Keywords: iron worker, iron, fall, fall protection, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 5 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303493415 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:28
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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