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Accident: 14256440 - Construction Employee Injured In Fall From Pipebridge Walk

Accident: 14256440 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/09/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
305153906/22/19871541Southerland Associates, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 AND ANOTHER EMPLOYEE WERE INSTALLING THE LAST SECTION (36 BY 50 INCHES) OF GRATING ON A PIPE BRIDGE WALKWAY. THEY WERE 25 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. AS EMPLOYEE #1 PICKED UP THE SECTION OF GRATING TO HAND TO THE OTHER WORKER, HIS SHOE APPARENTLY CAUGHT ON THE END OF AN EXISTING PIECE OF GRATING. HE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL THROUGH THE OPENING. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD ON A SAFTY BELT BUT WAS NOT TIED OFF.
Keywords: work rules, safety belt, construction, bridge deck, fall, lost balance, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3051539 Hospitalized injury Concussion Structural metal workers

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