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Accident: 201858727 - Employee Killed In Fall At Steel Erection Site

Accident: 201858727 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/16/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31102463207/16/20071791Fluor Enterprises, Inc.
On July 16, 2007, Employee #1 was reading blueprints and instructing coworkers at a steel erection job site. He was near the end of an installed grating when he unhooked his tie buckle, apparently to move to a different location. Employee #1 was turning when he stepped off the end of the grating and fell to the ground. He died of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: erection process, work rules, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, tie-off, inattention, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 5 51 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311024632 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:51
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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