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Accident: 133783.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From I-Beam

Accident: 133783.015 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 02/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1517874.01503/02/2021Lg Fox Inc.
At 3:10 p.m. on February 28, 2021, an employee attempted to dislodge a c-clamp o n a newly installed x-brace. At some point, the employee slipped and fell from t he I-beam and became stuck on a chain fall system. As a coworker attempted to re lease the employee from the c-clamp and chain fall, the employee side down the x -brace, lost their grip and fell approximately eighteen feet. The employee was k illed by blunt force trauma to the head, neck, and spine.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brace, fall, fall protection, head, lost control, neck, slid, spine, steel beam
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation   40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1517874.015 55 M Fatality Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist: 18
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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