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Accident: 14465462 - Fall From Structural Roof Member During Demolition

Accident: 14465462 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 06/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
68529707/09/19841795Fec Erection Co
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WALKING ON THE TOP FLANGE OF A STRUCTURAL (I-BEAM) ROOF MEMBER. HE APPARENTLY FELL ABOUT 20FT TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR BELOW. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY A STEEL ERECTION CO. AND WAS PERFORMING A SALVAGE OPERATION OF DISASSEMBLING THE BUILDING. HE WAS INSTRUCTED TO WALK ON THE BOTTOM FLANGE OF THE I-BEAM (STRADDLE THE BEAM) TO THE WORK POINT; THEN TIE-OFF WITH SAFETY BELT. AT THE TIME OF THE FALL HE WAS NOT PERFORMING WORK, AND HAD NO REASON TO BE OUT ON THE BEAM.
Keywords: demolition, dismantling, steel, building, iron worker, construction, fall, walking on beam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 685297 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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