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Accident: 994046 - Construction Employee Fell 47 Feet From Steel Beam

Accident: 994046 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 01/30/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10426919602/02/19871791Bob Mccaslin Anchor Co Inc
EMPLOYEE #1, A STEEL CONNECTOR, HAD SET BOLTS ON ONE END OF A PURLIN. HE THEN WALKED ACROSS, UNHOOKED THE BULL HOOK AND PROCEEDED TO HELP HIS PARTNER WITH HIS END. THE EMPLOYEES WERE USING A SLEEVER BAR AND SPUD WRENCH IN THE END OF THE PURLIN. THE RIG WAS FLAGGED UP. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS APPARENTLY TIED OFF TO THE PURLIN, WITH HIS LANYARD CLIPPED TO THE PURLIN FLANGE. THE BULL HOOK SNAGGED THE PURLIN, PICKING UP THE UNSECURED END. THE SLEEVER BAR OR SPUD WRENCH STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1 IN THE FACE, KNOCKING HIM FROM THE PURLIN. HE FELL 47 FEET TO A CONCRETE FLOOR. APPARENTLY HIS LANYARD WAS NOT SECURELY FASTENED TO THE PURLIN.
Keywords: crane hook, work rules, safety belt, construction, steel erection, lanyard, fall, fall protection, struck by, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104269196 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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