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Accident: 120577.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Other Is Injured In Fall From Uns

Accident: 120577.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1436785.01510/09/2019R N D Contractors, Inc
At 2:00 p.m. on October 9, 2019, Employee #1, Employee #2 and coworkers, steel e rection contractors/subcontractors, worked on bolting-up, steel erection of open web steel joists, for a newly constructed building. Employee #1 and Employee #2 sat on a beam approximately, 34 feet above ground, and were awaiting the rai sing, positioning and bolting of a C-channel fascia to the roof structure. Two coworkers were operating a mobile crane, which was used to hoist the C-channel f ascia up for installation. Two positioning bolts, holding the end of the beam, with Employee #1 and Employee #2 failed, due to an unsecured and (unwelded) flan ge. Employee #1 then fell 34 feet to the ground. While Employee #2 used PFAS , suffering only minor injuries, was treated in the hospital and released the sa me day. Employee #1 sustained severe internal head injuries and was killed.
Keywords: back, bolt, construction, counterbalance, crane, fall, fall protection, head, hoist, hoisting mechanism, installing, joist, mobile crane, roof, steel erection, structural collapse, unsecured, welding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1436785.015 30 M Fatality Structural metal workers FallDist: 34
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up

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