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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200513687 Event: 02/17/2005Iron Worker Falls From Elevation And Is Killed
At approximately 8:10 a.m. on February 17, 2005, an ironworker was installing metal decking at Nicholson Hall (University of Minnesota). He lost his balance and fell approximately 29 ft to a lower level. The employee was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death was multiple blunt force head injuries.
Keywords: head, installing, iron worker, construction, steel erection, metal decking, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308720341 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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