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Accident: 200371326 - One Employee Killed One Injured In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 200371326 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30357768802/02/20011629Ceramic Cooling Tower
Employee #1 was on a column preparing to connect a beam. Employee #2 was positioning a man-lift to connect the other end of the beam to another column. The man-lift hit one of the supports holding the column and the column fell with Employee #1 on it. Employee #1 was killed, and Employee #2 suffered a concussion but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: steel beam, steel column, steel connector, steel erection, fall, concussion, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 52 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303577688 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:52
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)
2 303577688 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:52
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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