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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201404001 Event: 06/13/2000Employee Injured In Fall From Edge Of Decking
Employee #1 and coworkers were laying decking on the first floor of a building. After placing six sheets of decking into position, he went to measure the distance to the leading edge. As he was doing this, he lost his footing and fell to the next level. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: decking, installing, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 127082071 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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