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Accident: 14428585 - Crane Operator Dies After Slipping/Falling To Ground

Accident: 14428585 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 03/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10002603803/13/19911622Flatiron Structures, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10002605303/13/19911791T & B Inc.
Employee #1, a crane operator, had just finished three lifts for the iron workers employed by a sub-contractor and apparently left his crane to volunteer his help to other workers. He was walking down an earthen ramp to a wooden ramp, which provided access to the formwork being constructed. The earthen and wooden ramps were covered with snow and ice, and guardrails or other forms of fall protection were not provided. Employee #1 slipped and fell 14 ft to the ground. He died.
Keywords: work rules, slip, crane operator, guardrail, ramp, construction, fall, fall protection, slippery surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100026038 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 100026053 Occupation Not Listed

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