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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200230696 Event: 11/16/1999Employee Injured In Fall Through Metal Deck
Employee #1 stepped out onto a 4 ft by 4 ft metal deck and fell through it, dropping approximately 29 ft onto a concrete floor. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. Apparently, coworkers had cut the metal deck to install a curb and foundation for a gravity relief hood. They cut two parallel sides and then left the deck unsupported, unguarded, unattended, and unbarricaded.
Keywords: unsecured, barrier guard, work rules, construction, metal decking, fall, communication, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302583026 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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