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Accident: 1000322 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 1000322 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/21/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848023603/25/19911611Brown Brothers Construction Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848025104/09/19911731Island Electric Corp. Of The Palm Beaches, T.A. Bo
Several employees were performing maintenance work on a dust collector for an asphalt plant. They were 38 ft 1 9/16 in. high, patching and repairing a section of the dust collector that measured 3 ft 4 15/16 in. by 3 ft 11 in. Employee #1, a serviceman at the company's equipment shop, was helping a foreman weld a piece of metal onto the collector. A weld broke when Employee #1 tried to force it into place, and he fell and was killed. The work area was not protected by a guardrail system and the employees were not wearing safety belts with lanyards.
Keywords: work rules, safety belt, lanyard, maintenance, guardrail, repair, broken weld, construction, welding, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18480236 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.
2 18480251 Occupation Not Listed

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