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Accident: 14427306 - Employee Killed In Fall From Bridge Pier

Accident: 14427306 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/02/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10067580004/07/19871622J.M. Constructors, Inc.
Employee #1 and three coworkers were assembling large wooden concrete forms on the center pier of a bridge under construction. Employee #1 looped his lanyard over the end of a 4 in. by 4 in. wale. As he reached overhead for a pipe clamp, the improperly secured lanyard came off the end of the wale. Employee #1 fell backward and sustained fatal head injuries. The employees were wearing improper safety belts and lanyards.
Keywords: concrete form work, head, work rules, safety belt, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100675800 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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