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Accident: 300969664 - Iron Worker Killed In Fall When Lanyard Is Severed

Accident: 300969664 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 05/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30096966405/08/19971791Sharon Construction Company, Inc.

Employee #1 and another iron worker were connecting steel beams for a stair tower. They were waiting at the top of the stair tower for the next beam to be raised when Employee #1's lanyard became caught between the beams. He lost his footing and, when he fell, his lanyard was severed. Employee #1 dropped approximately 90 ft to the ground; he was killed.

Keywords: erection process, severed, steel beam, iron worker, construction, caught between, lanyard, fall, lost balance
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 90 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300969664 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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