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Accident: 14522262 - Fall From Bridge Being Demolished

Accident: 14522262 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/19/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
166426704/10/19841795Comeback Wrecking Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
26174303/23/19841795Cuyahoga Wrecking Corp
A LABORER FELL ABOUT 26FT WHILE ENGAGED IN DEMOLISHING A BRIDGE, CUTTING SECTIONS OF METAL DECK OUT WITH A TORCH--KICKED AT A PIECE NEARLY READY TO DROP. HE KICKED IT A SECOND TIME,AND MISSED THE PIECE AS IT DROPPED. HE FELL OFF BALANCE AND THROUGH THE OPENING TO THE TRACKS ABOUT 26 FEET BELOW. WORKING OVERTIME, HE WAS NOT WEARING THE SAFETY BELT THAT HE HAD WORN EARLIER THAT DAY. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED 3-19-84 AT 5:30 PM.
Keywords: demolition, construction, fall, bridge, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1664267 Occupation Not Listed
2 261743 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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