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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14410864 Event: 07/23/1998Employee Killed In Fall From Steel Girder
Employee #1, an iron worker, had just returned from lunch and was walking along a steel girder to start decking on the south side of the girder. As he was walking, he grabbed his side but did not try to catch himself before falling 24 ft 2 1/2 in. onto a concrete floor. His head struck a concrete slab, and he sustained massive head injuries and a broken neck. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, head, girder, iron worker, construction, fall, neck, walking on beam
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116268194 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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