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Accident: 975730 - Employee Falls And Dies While Climbing A Steel Column

Accident: 975730 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/28/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10397763303/28/19881791Ben Hur Construction Company
At 1:00 p.m. on March 28, 1988, Employee #1 was 8-ft above ground climbing a 42-in. by 30-in.- by-25-ft-8-in. steel column unhooking it from the crane. Employee #1 lost his grip and fell to his death.
Keywords: steel column, climbing on column, fall, fall protection, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103977633 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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