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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103334827 - P.P.G. Industries

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North


Inspection Nr: 103334827
Report ID: 0524200
Date Opened: 01/10/1989

Site Address:
P.P.G. Industries
900 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Mailing Address:
919 North Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/10/1989

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Case Closed: 02/09/1989

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360122147

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 848754
Event: 11/18/1988
Iron Worker Dies In Fall From H-Beam

Employee #1, an ornamental iron worker, was installing clips on a structural steel framework preparatory to the attachment of a decorative metal framework for glass. He was killed when he fell approximately 12 feet to an adjacent floor level from the H-beam on which he was standing. The employee was wearing a safety belt but was not tied off. Employee #1 had undergone safety training. The safety policy regarding tying off was enforced and a safety belt was provided. The accident was due to an isolated incident of employee misconduct.

Keywords:beam, installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, tie-off

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103334827 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
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