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Accident: 170748602 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Hairpin

Accident: 170748602 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 12/22/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11622393412/22/19971629Bilco Construction Company Inc.
Employee #1 was working from stirrups on sheathing at a height of approximately 10 ft when a hairpin being held by a 50 ton P & H mobile truck crane fell between 10 and 20 ft and struck him on the head. Employee #1 was killed by the falling piece of pile driving equipment.
Keywords: head, pile driver, unsecured, truck crane, work rules, mobile crane, suspended load, construction, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 116223934 Fatality Concussion Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Pile driving
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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