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Accident: 14400980 - Employee Killed In Fall From Roof Truss

Accident: 14400980 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/02/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10101216901/06/19871791Blakeman-Mcbride Steel Erection Co., Inc.

Employee #1, a 29-year-old ironworker, was part of a ten-man crew that was erecting a metal airplane hanger extension. As he walked along a structural horizontal roof truss to derig a crane, he fell 50 ft onto concrete at ground level and was killed. Neither safety nets nor lanyards and safety lines were being used to protect against falls.

Keywords: erection process, truss, lifeline, iron worker, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection, walking on beam

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101012169 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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