Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 607085 - Employee Injured In 20 Foot Fall Off Steel Beam

Accident: 607085 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 05/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10652260005/12/19941541Harbert-Yeargin Inc.
Employee #1 was bolting up steel construction beams after their initial connection. The employee was equipped with a safety harness and two lanyards, so he could be 100 percent tied off as required by the employer. While moving from one work area to another, the employee did not tie off when in position. Employee #1 lost consciousness and slumped sideways off the steel, falling 20 feet. Employee #1 suffered several broken ribs.
Keywords: beam, fracture, steel beam, unconsciousness, iron worker, work rules, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106522600 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close