Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200101061 - Employee Dies In 8-Foot Fall Into A Pit
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|303486971||01/10/2001||3443||0||Fab Art Inc.|
Abstract: An employee was removing a welding pit cover using a 5-ton overhead crane. The pit was covered by metal plates and a steel I-beam support structure. There was no guardrail system in place or alternative method of fall protection. As he was removing the metal plates and steel I-beam support structure he fell into the 8-foot-deep pit. The employee suffered severe head trauma and was hospitalized for medical treatment. He died three months later from his injury.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||303486971||Fatality||Fracture||Occupation not reported|