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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14350888 Event: 10/18/1984Fall To Floor When Dismantling A Steel Frame
AN EMPLOYEE FELL 23FT TO THE FLOOR. HE HAD BEEN DISMANTLING A STEEL STRUCTURE FRAME INSIDE A BUILDING. EMPLOYEE WAS WEARING A SAFETY BELT, BUT APPARENTLY WAS NOT TIED OFF BECAUSE HE FELL 23 FEET TO THE FLOOR BELOW CAUSING HIS DEATH. DEATH WAS ATTRIBUTED TO HEAD AND INTERNAL INJURIES. EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING ON A 24 INCH WIDE BEAM.
Keywords: erection process, demolition, dismantling, steel, iron worker, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1975143 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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