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Accident: 644674 - Employee Killed In Fall From The 11th Level Of Building

Accident: 644674 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 01/30/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1777524801/30/19911791Ment Brothers Iron Work Co. Inc.
Employee #1, an iron worker, was installing overhead protection in an elevator shaft at the eleventh floor of a building under construction in New York City. He was walking on a 9 in. by 2 in. by 13 ft plank in the center of the open span when the plank broke completely. He fell to the third floor of the building where he bounced from an installed protection platform into an adjacent mechanical shaft that was open to the ground floor, where he came to rest. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: installing, walking on plank, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, unguarded, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17775248 Fatality Concussion Structural metal workers

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