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Accident: 731844 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Grating

Accident: 731844 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/12/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10795000809/13/19891791Eichleay Corporation
Employee #1, a foreman, was giving instructions to four of the ironworkers in his crew. He was standing on the permanent grating on the floor. He finished speaking and turned to his right. Employee #1 fell through the 13 inch by 31 inch opening in the grading, apparently striking several metal objects during his thirty-five foot fall to the concrete slab below. Employee #1 was killed instantly.
Keywords: concrete slab, iron worker, grating, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107950008 Fatality Concussion Structural metal workers

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