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Accident: 851196 - Construction Worker Killed In Fall From I-Beam

Accident: 851196 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 02/19/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10116665002/19/19881791Azco Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10116666802/19/19881542Jacob C. Basten Construction Co., Inc.
AT APPROXIMATELY 2 PM ON FEBRUARY 19, 1988, EMPLOYEE #1 (AN IRON WORKER) WAS BOLTING COLUMNS AND "I" BEAMS ON THE SECOND FLOOR IN THE STAIRWAY AREA OF A CONSTRUCTION SITE. FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, EMPLOYEE #1 LEFT HIS TOOLS AND WALKED THE "I" BEAMS OUT OF THE STAIRWAY AREA TOWARD AN AREA OF THE SITE HAVING SUB-FLOOR PANELS. WHILE WALKING THE "I" BEAMS THE EMPLOYEE FELL ABOUT 30 FEET TO THE GROUND AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: iron worker, work rules, steel beam, construction, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101166650 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers
2 101166668 Occupation Not Listed

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