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Accident: 29675.015 - Employee Falls Through Roof Deck Opening, Suffers Unspecifie

Accident: 29675.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 09/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
655098.01509/25/2012Kayco Erectors, Inc.
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on September 24, 2012, Employee #1 was installing met al roof decking, approximately 20 ft above the ground. The 3 ft wide by 20 ft lo ng metal decking became displaced and shifted to the side, and exposed an openin g. Additionally, the metal decking was not secured and/or welded down to the be am and/or joist. Employee #1 was wearing a body harness and lanyard but was not tied off. As he worked, he fell through the opening, suffering unspecified injur ies and was killed.
Keywords: fall, roof, roof decking, roof opening, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 655098.015 28 M Fatality Structural metal workers FallDist: 20
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Welding/Bu

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