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Accident: 14468490 - Employee Bruised In Fall From I-Beam

Accident: 14468490 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 05/17/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10566323105/18/19901622Beck & Bellucci, Inc.
At approximately 8:30 on May 17, 1990, Employee #1 was making the final hitch of a crane to a bridge I-beam and was located in the center of the I-beam approximately 40 ft above the ground. The employee had attached his safety belt and lanyard to three pins, or shear connectors, located on top of the I-beam. While he was changing his position, one of the three pins broke, causing the safety belt and lanyard to come unhitched. Employee #1 fell to the ground. The employee suffered severe bruises, contusions, and abrasions, but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: beam, safety belt, broken weld, construction, equipment failure, lanyard, fall, tie-off, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105663231 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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