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Accident: 595652 - Employee Killed In Fall From Platform

Accident: 595652 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 09/21/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10644566109/24/19901796Tri-State Steel, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10644574510/02/19907353Anthony Crane Rental Of Georgia, Inc.
Employee #1 was helping to dismantle a work platform that was approximately 50 ft high. He was helping another employee "snake out" an I-beam with a crane. Employee #1 fell through an opening in the platform grading to the ground. He was wearing a safety harness and a lanyard, but did not have the lanyard secured to a lifeline cable that ran around the platform. Employee #1 was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, elevated work plat, tie-off, dismantling, unguarded fl opening, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106445661 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 106445745 Occupation Not Listed

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