Accident Report Detail
Accident: 570333 - Employees Fall With Collapse Of Steel Column
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1325869||08/08/1984||1791||Forest City Steel Erectors Inc|
Two employees were on top of a 42-foot-high beam, waiting for the next piece of steel to be raised for horizontal positioning. The beam fell from atop unsecured columns, and the employee rode the beam 42 feet to the ground. The employees were hospitalized with back, leg, arm, and head injuries sustained in the fall. The workers on crew did not like two-bolt column fastening system and had not considered securing vertical columns for stability.
|1||1325869||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Occupation not reported|
|2||1325869||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Occupation not reported|