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Accident: 14508782 - Employee Killed When Hit By Beam

Accident: 14508782 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 07/31/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
112889107/31/19914499Jacobson Metal Company
Employee #1 was on a barge in the Elizabeth River burning off the counterweights of a crane cab that was being scrapped. After he burned the counterweights, the main support beam dropped approximately 3 to 4 inches. The hinged gantry beam then fell on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: beam, dismantling, unsecured, work rules, gantry crane, crane cab, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1128891 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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