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Accident: 99141.015 - Employee Falls From Decking And Incurs Concussion And Head L

Accident: 99141.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264862.01509/18/2017Larson Construction Company, Inc.
At 2:45 p.m. on September 13, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a c onstruction company, were engaged in leading edge work at a multiemployer constr uction project, a two-story structure. They were installing metal decking and h ad just completed welding activities. As they handed down the welding leads to ground level, Employee #1 stepped on the corner of an unsecured extra piece of m etal decking and fell to the concrete floor below, a fall height of 13 feet 4 in ches. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the ho spital. He was admitted and treated for a concussion, a head laceration that re quired staples, shoulder abrasions, and contusions.
Keywords: concussion, construction, decking panel, fall, fall protection, head, laceration, leading edge, shoulder, unsecured panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1264862.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist: 13
Cause: Installation Of Decking-Initial Laying Deck (Incl

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