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Accident: 14341549 - Employee Killed When Struck By I-Beam

Accident: 14341549 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/01/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10172199107/02/19871542Archer-Western Contractors, Ltd. & Gilbert Corp. O
Employee #1 was working beneath a Manitowoc 3900 crane that was swinging an I-beam to workers who were erecting scaffold-type forms. The beam slipped out of its hitch, a polypropylene rope choker, and fell approximately 90 feet, striking Employee #1 on the head and killing him.
Keywords: beam, head, rope, slip, suspended load, construction, choker cable, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101721991 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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