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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14518922 - Employee Killed In 220 Ft Fall

Accident: 14518922 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 05/01/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
162139005/03/19841629Austin Power Inc
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on May 1, 1984 , Employee #1 was preparing to secure a snatch block to a choker about 290 ft atop a structural steel boiler building. He walked about 5 ft from the trigger trolley to the southwest corner of the structure and bent over to set down the block on an I-beam. When Employee #1stood back up, he lost his balance and fell approximately 220 ft onto the air preheaters. He was killed. Employee #1 had not secured the safety belt and lanyard he was wearing.
Keywords: work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1621390 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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