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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1242734 - Blenderman/Meccor/Miller Davis Joint Venture

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1242734Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/15/1985

Blenderman/Meccor/Miller Davis Joint Venture
23rd & S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
Mailing: 666 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/29/1985
Close Case:12/24/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14212096Event: 10/07/1985Employee Killed When He Falls Though An Elevator Shaft
At 10:10 A.M. on October 7, 1985, Employee #1, an ironworker, fell down an elevator shaft in a building under construction. He was standing on temporary decking assisting another ironworker who was working on a float scaffold in the elevator shaft. He leaned against the railing which surrounded the opening around the elevator shaft. The anchorage for the safety line, a washer welded to a column, gave way. Employee #1 fell about 50 feet and sustained a fatal fracture.
Keywords: column, safety control line, elevator, fall, scaffold, anchor, shaft, fracture, construction, net
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242734 Occupation Not Listed

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