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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201404183 - Employee Injured In Fall From Bridge

Accident: 201404183 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/08/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12722329508/10/20001622Anlaan Corp

Employee #1 was part of a three-man crew that was welding decking to the I-beams on a bridge. For fall protection, the crew was using catenary lines supported by stanchions that were welded to the I-beams. The anchors had been removed from the catenary lines to shorten them when Employee #1 leaned on one of them. He fell 29 ft to the ground, sustaining injuries that required hospitalization.

Keywords: unsecured, iron worker, work rules, welder, construction, fall, fall protection, communication
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127223295 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Placing bridge deck
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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