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Accident: 202287520 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Concrete Beam

Accident: 202287520 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/13/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10920260607/15/19961542Pcl Construction Services, Inc.
Employee #1 was assigned to use a Lull rough terrain forklift, model 6K-37, to lift a pallet of reinforcing steel from ground level to a 14 ft high deck in a parking garage under construction. He was raising the load when the boom struck a 50 ft long horizontal precast concrete beam that was only temporarily connected, and pushed it off its perch. The 13,000 lb beam slid down the angled boom of the forklift and struck Employee #1, who was walking away behind the lift. He was killed.
Keywords: ind trk operator, unsecured, work rules, concrete beam, struck against, construction, industrial truck, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109202606 Fatality Fracture Carpenters

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