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Accident: 688531 - Employees Killed In Unprotected Fall From Structural Steel

Accident: 688531 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/11/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12193965606/11/19941791Esprit Constructors Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12193966406/11/19941541C T Taylor Co.
Employee #1 and #2 were performing steel erection work at an approximate height of 39 ft without fall protection. Steel joists had been spread on main girders and bundles of steel decking weighing 5,000 lb each were landed on an unbridged, unsecured joist. When the joist and two bundles of decking fell to the ground, Employees #1 and #2 lost their balance and fell also. They were killed.
Keywords: decking, unsecured, work rules, lost balance, joist, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 121939656 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 121939656 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
3 121939664 Occupation Not Listed

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