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Accident: 201981982 - Employee Injured In Fall From Steel Beam

Accident: 201981982 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/03/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30376608307/03/20001791Top Flite Construction, Inc
On July 3, 2000, Employee #1 was on a steel beam when he fell approximately 17 ft onto a concrete surface. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. The employer had provided fall protection training, equipment, and adequate anchor points. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness but he had not attached the snap hooks of his deceleration lanyard to any of the numerous lifelines nearby.
Keywords: lifeline, work rules, construction, lanyard, fall, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 5 1880
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303766083 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:17
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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