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Accident: 201772589 - Employee Killed By Falling Steel Plate

Accident: 201772589 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 09/04/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30802985909/08/20041791New York Ironworks, Inc
Employee #1 and other employees were lifting an approximately 20-ft by .75-in. by 10-ft steel plate into place. The tee head on the roust-a-bout snapped where it connects to the top mast, dropping the piece of steel onto Employee #1 killing him.
Keywords: steel plate, steel, construction, steel erection, struck by, steel connecting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308029859 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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