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Accident: 687970 - Employee Dies After Struck On Head By Falling I-Beam

Accident: 687970 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/02/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10883071205/05/19921791Brunswick Steel Erectors
On August 2, 1989, Employee #1 was on an 8 ft stepladder attempting to secure a crane that was lifting an approximately 350 lb I-beam, secured by a Wilton, #3 heavy duty C-clamp. The beam slipped, fell from the clamp, and struck the employee on his hard hat. He slid or fell down the stepladder and struck his head on the concrete floor. He died on March 9, 1991. The coroner's report attributed his death to the accident.
Keywords: beam, head, stepladder, load shift, slip, construction, crane lifting beam, fall, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108830712 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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