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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14215412 - Struck By Piece Of Falling Structural Steel

Accident: 14215412 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 09/22/1983
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1422335809/22/19833441Pioneer Steel Co
EMPLOYEE #1 STOOD A LARGE PIPE SUPPORT FRAME ON END AT THE EDGE OF A WORK TABLE IN ORDER TO MAKE FOUR SHORT WELDS. THE STRUCTURE WAS BEING HELD IN POSITION BY AN OVERHEAD CRANE. TWO OTHER EMPLOYEES NEEDED TO MOVE SOME MATERIAL PAST EMPLOYEE #1'S WORK STATION. TO MAKE ROOM, EMPLOYEE #1 WENT TO REMOVE THE CHAIN SLING FROM THE PIECE HE WAS WELDING. WHEN THE ASSEMBLY WAS NO LONGER SUPPORTED BY THE CHAIN, IT TIPPED OVER ONTO EMPLOYEE #1, KILLING HIM.
Keywords: crushed, overhead crane, struck by, falling object, crane, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14223358 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Welders and cutters

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