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Accident: 653923 - Iron Worker Dies After Fall From Steel Beam

Accident: 653923 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/26/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10744473907/31/19901791Dorel Steel Erection Corporation
Employee #1, an iron worker, was working and walking on a structural steel beam. He fell 27 ft 5 in. from the steel beam to the ground and sustained a serious leg injury and a head injury. Employee #1 died 2 days later in the hospital.
Keywords: head, steel beam, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, walking on beam, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107444739 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers

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