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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171058738 Event: 02/04/2000Employee Fractures Ankle In Fall When Steel Deck Shifts
Employee #1, of Interstate Erectors, was installing the first piece of steel floor decking when the deck shifted. He fractured both his ankles when he and the deck fell 17 ft onto a concrete floor.
Keywords: decking, fracture, installing, unsecured, construction, fall, work surface, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301166716 Hospitalized injury Fracture Precision assemblers, metal

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