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Accident: 131253.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Steel Beam

Accident: 131253.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 11/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1503570.01511/23/2020Qualico Steel Company, Inc.
At 12:15 p.m. on November 19, 2020, the employee was welding. The employee was u sing a crane to flip a steel beam on one end to stand vertically. Chain rigging on the overhead crane caught the bottom of the vertical beam, causing the beam t o flip and strike the employee. The employee was killed when he was caught betwe en two beams and then fell to the ground.
Keywords: beam, caught between, crane, fall, rigging, sling, steel beam, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1503570.015 47 M Fatality Welders and cutters

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