Accident Report Detail
Accident: 570374 - Two Employees Fall From Elevator, One Is Killed
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|101286508||12/17/1987||1761||Master Painting & Sheeting Co.|
At approximately 9 a.m. on December 16, 1987, two employees, both ironworkers, were burning rivets on a truss in the roof area of a building. Employee #1 attempted to go around Employee #2. They both lost their balance and fell approximately 44.7 feet to the ground. Employee #1 suffered multiple wounds and trauma and died of his injuries. Employee #2 was hospitalized with compound fractures of both thighs, broken bones in both feet, a compound fracture of the left wrist, sprained right wrist, a crushed upper jaw and nose, and a fractured right side rib. Fall protection was not used.
|1||101286508||Fatality||Fracture||Welders and cutters|
|2||101286508||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Welders and cutters|