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Accident: 200800985 - Employee Is Killed In Fall During Steel Erection

Accident: 200800985 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 10/03/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30610797010/07/20031791Hi-Boom Erecting, Inc.
Employee #1, an iron worker, was working on a bridge under construction when he disconnected his lanyard from the horizontal lifeline to climb down to a plywood deck below the steel. He fell approximately 65 feet onto a barge and was killed.
Keywords: iron worker, work rules, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, bridge
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 65 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306107970 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:65
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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