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Accident: 14553143 - Employee Dies In Fall From Second-Story Beam

Accident: 14553143 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 11/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10616678811/22/19931791Universal Steel Erectors
Employee #1, an iron worker, was measuring a steel beam on the second level of a 2-story tiered building for the layout of bar joists. He lost his balance and fell 26 feet. He hit a beam on the first level before he hit the ground. He died from his injuries.
Keywords: steel beam, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106166788 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers

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