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Accident: 118490.015 - Employee Erecting Steel Beams Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 118490.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1419679.01507/31/2019Steelco, Inc.

At 8:30 a.m. on July 31, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel compa ny, was connecting steel beams for a new three-story commercial building, a mult iemployer construction project. Employee #1 fell, and his self-retracting lifel ine failed. Employee #1 fell 45 feet and died at the job site from his injuries .

Keywords: construction, crane, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, iron worker, lifeline, rigging, steel beam, steel erection
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 45 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1419679.015 37 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist: 45
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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