Inspection: 100431071 - Air Engineers, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre
Air Engineers, Inc.
Highway 209 South
Frailey Township, PA 17981
8th And St. Paul, Whitehall, PA 18100
Union Status: Union
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 03/05/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction
Case Closed: 03/20/1987
At approximately 10:10 a.m. on November 12, 1986, Employees #1 and #2, both ironworkers, were on the ground level of the boiler cavity in a boiler building. They were awaiting a lift of leave-out steel beams when they were apparently struck by falling water wall panels from the combustion equipment hanging overhead. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was seriously injured. The water walls had been constructed and installed by a coworker.
Keywords:struck by, panel, unsecured, iron worker, construction, falling object
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