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Accident: 202563847 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Metal Decking

Accident: 202563847 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 07/15/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31237532207/15/20081761Gardner-Watson Decking, Inc.
On July 15, 2008, Employee #1 and several coworkers were installing metal decking on a warehouse that was approximately 676,000 square feet. The employees were performing leading edge work, tack welding, and welding as the work progressed. Employee #1 was not tied off to the retractable lines, and he fell approximately 37.5 feet onto the concrete floor and was killed.
Keywords: installing, iron worker, construction, steel erection, metal decking, fall, fall protection, leading edge
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 3 8 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312375322 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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