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Accident: 200540045 - Employee Killed In Fall When Struck By Cable

Accident: 200540045 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 06/19/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30037870006/20/19961791Eichleay Corporation

Employee #1 was removing a guardrail to install an annealing furnace. When the corner post had been taken out, there was enough tension on the cable that it either struck Employee #1 or knocked him off balance. He fell 28 ft and was killed.

Keywords: guardrail, installing, wire rope, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, struck by, lost balance

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300378700 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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