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Accident: 118490.015 - Employee Erecting Steel Beams Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 118490.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1419679.01507/31/2019Steelco, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on July 31, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel compa ny, was connecting steel beams for a new three-story commercial building, a mult iemployer construction project. Employee #1 fell, and his self-retracting lifel ine failed. Employee #1 fell 45 feet and died at the job site from his injuries .
Keywords: construction, crane, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, iron worker, lifeline, rigging, steel beam, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 45 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1419679.015 37 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist: 45
FallHt:45
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause:

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