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Accident: 14565725 - Fall From An Elevation

Accident: 14565725 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 03/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
254673703/11/19861542Diversified Design & Construction Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
254679403/11/19861751Coleman Woodworks Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING ON A STEEL BEAM 6 INCHES IN WIDTH AT AN EL- EVATION OF 23 FEET 8 INCHES DIRECTING A FORK LIFT OPERATOR WHO WAS ATTEMPTING TO PLACE A WOODEN BEAM INTO THE HOLDING HARDWARE ATOP 2 STEEL COLUMNS 27 FEET IN HEIGHT. HE WAS NOT WEARING A SAFETY BELT OR PROVIDED ANY OTHER TYPE OF FALL PROTECTION. THE WOODEN BEAM FELL OVER ON THE FORKS AND AS IT DID SO IT STRUCK THE EMPLOYEE KNOCKING HIM OFF THE STEEL BEAM. HE FELL TO THE GROUND BELOW STRIKING HIS ON A STEEL BEAM ON THE WAY DOWN. HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO TUCSON MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT WHERE HE DIED ON 3-10-86 FROM EXTENSION BRAIN DAMAGE.
Keywords: erection process, column, beam, installing, building, construction, steel erection, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2546737 Occupation Not Listed
2 2546794 Fatality Concussion Carpenters

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