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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 768416 - General Electric Co

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre


Inspection Nr: 768416
Report ID: 0317700
Date Opened: 11/13/1986

Site Address:
General Electric Co
299 Morea Road
Frackville, PA 17931

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 201, Frackville, PA 17931

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/05/1987

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Case Closed: 03/23/1987

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360565188

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14543383
Event: 11/12/1986
One Employee Killed, One Injured By Falling Panels

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 768416 Occupation Not Listed
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