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Accident: 515734 - Employee Dies After Fall Through Unsecured Metal Decking

Accident: 515734 -- Report ID: 0931310 -- Event Date: 04/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10619680104/06/19951542Samsung Guam Inc.
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on March 28, 1995, Employee #1 was walking to a roof edge to weld a bent plate at an airport expansion project. Unsecured decking came off the support members on the roof overhang, causing Employee #1 to fall 51 ft to the compacted soil. He died several hours later of internal bleeding and asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, roof, loss of blood, airport, unsecured, work rules, construction, metal decking, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106196801 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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