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Inspection: 17775248 - Ment Brothers Iron Work Co. Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan
Report ID: 0215000
Open Date: 01/30/1991
Ment Brothers Iron Work Co. Inc.
429 West 59th Street New York, NY 10023
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: 144-162 Pilling Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Employee Killed In Fall From The 11th Level Of Building
Employee #1, an iron worker, was installing overhead protection in an elevator shaft at the eleventh floor of a building under construction in New York City. He was walking on a 9 in. by 2 in. by 13 ft plank in the center of the open span when the plank broke completely. He fell to the third floor of the building where he bounced from an installed protection platform into an adjacent mechanical shaft that was open to the ground floor, where he came to rest. Employee #1 died.
installing, walking on plank, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, unguarded, elevator shaft
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