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Accident: 200271369 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Steel Beam

Accident: 200271369 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 04/16/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30856662904/18/20051796Equipment Resale, Inc.
Two employees were moving a steel component of the spray painting system being installed. One employee was operating the crane traveling with the component. Employee #1 jumped on the outside of the crane and was riding next to the cab. The crane boom struck a steel beam attached to two steel columns anchored to the floor. The column anchors were pulled from the floor as the beam and columns fell. The beam struck the Employee #1 resulting in his death. The beam also smashed the cab of the crane, however, the other employee escaped with no injuries.
Keywords: steel beam, struck against, steel column, struck by, falling object, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 17 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308566629 Fatality Other Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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