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Accident: 200462190 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Beam

Accident: 200462190 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/11/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31066932001/11/20071791Prime Steel Erecting, Incorporated
On January 11, 2007, Employee #1, an iron worker, was connecting steel around the outer perimeter of a parking garage. He was not utilizing fall protection. As Employee #1 was positioned seated on the top of a beam, the beam shifted and he fell toward the outside of the building 60 feet to the ground. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: building, manual mat handling, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310669320 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:60
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Fall, other

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