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Accident: 820779 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Beam

Accident: 820779 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10966930903/08/19951542Prestress Systems, Inc.
Employee #1, a carpenter in a crew responsible for building forms, was carrying a ladder and tools across the working deck of a multi-story commercial building while a prestressed concrete beam was swinging over the deck. As Employee #1 walked directly under the beam, the crane operator's foot slipped off the hoist brake pedal. The beam dropped, crushing and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: carpenter, work rules, concrete beam, slip, construction, struck by, crane operator, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109669309 Fatality Fracture Carpenters

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