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Accident: 639674 - Iron Worker Killed In 25 Ft Fall From Walkway

Accident: 639674 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 06/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10083942206/05/19871791Cornell Company
Employee #1, an iron worker, had removed sheets of metal decking that had been installed in the wrong bay of a multi-story casino/hotel. As he was walking along a walkway, comprising a sheet of 3 by 30 ft decking, and dragging another sheet, he fell 25 ft. He struck his head on a cross beam, fracturing his skull and breaking his neck. He was killed.
Keywords: fracture, iron worker, work rules, struck against, walk platform, construction, skull, fall, fall protection, neck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100839422 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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