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Accident: 14471510 - Employee Killed When Hit By Joists Swinging From Crane

Accident: 14471510 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 10/29/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10614752310/30/19901542C.L. Peck/Jones Brothers Construction Corporation
Employee #1 was working at a height of 30 ft receiving steel joists from a crane. The crane used a pendulum motion to swing the load around and place it on the edge of the floor. The foreman decided to lift and reposition the load. Employee #1 was at the right-hand side of the load and was not tied off. When the load was lifted, it moved out of the building and swept Employee #1 from the floor. He was thrown over the edge and killed when he fell to the concrete surface.
Keywords: joist, work rules, suspended load, construction, fall, fall protection, struck by, tie-off, open-sided floor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106147523 Fatality Other Carpenters

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