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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200010049 - Iron Worker Asphyxiated Between Beam And Lift Controls

Accident: 200010049 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 04/09/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10669453204/15/19961791Viking Steel Erection Co., Inc.

Employee #1, an iron worker, was moving his aerial lift basket backward when he struck an overhead iron beam. He became caught between the beam and the basket lift controls, and died of asphyxia.

Keywords: steel beam, asphyxiated, iron worker, struck against, construction, caught between, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106694532 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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