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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201501079 Event: 01/25/1999Employee Dies When He Looses His Balance And Falls
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on January 25, 1999, Employee #1, an iron worker, working on the third floor of a metal-frame building was assisting in the placement of bundles of metal decking on the beam structures. While turning back to receive another load he lost site of the bundle and it clipped him on his legs. He lost his balance and fell approximately 30 ft striking his head on a steel beam. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: head, roof, struck against, metal decking, fall, struck by, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119675262 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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