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Accident: 170100275 - Employee Killed When Struck On Head By Purlin

Accident: 170100275 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 12/09/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11548172312/09/19941791The Erection Company Inc
Employee #1, an iron worker foreman, was standing under purlins that were being set in place and installed to stabilize a steel structure framework. While the purlins were being installed, the framework spread apart and one of the purlins fell. Employee #1 was struck in the head and face, and killed.
Keywords: head, unsecured, iron worker, work rules, construction, struck by, face, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115481723 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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