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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 724096 Event: 11/03/1993One Employee Killed And Four Injured In Steel Collapse
At approximately 11:50 a.m. on November 3, 1993, Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5 were bolting up steel. A seat lug on the header beam failed, resulting in the collapse of the skeletal steel. Employee #1 died. Employee #2 suffered head injuries and finger amputation. Employee #3 suffered a broken arm and foot amputation. Employee #4 suffered broken ribs and lacerations to the face, head and leg. Employee #5 suffered skull lacerations and a broken foot.
Keywords: fracture, head, amputated, collapse, construction, equipment failure, steel column, laceration, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102530920 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 102530920 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 102530920 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
4 102530920 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 102530920 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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