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Accident: 644179 - Employee Dies After Fall From Steel Girder

Accident: 644179 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 09/09/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1777658409/10/19911622Yonkers Contracting Co., Inc.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on September 9, 1991, Employee #1 was on an elevated highway comprising approximately 4,000 feet of structural steel, preparing to bolt up a beam. While traversing the beam to get to her work station, Employee #1 fell approximately 22 feet to the pavement. She died on September 11, 1991, of the injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: highway, steel beam, girder, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, bolting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17776584 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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