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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14496301 Event: 08/05/1985Employee Killed In Fall From Suspended Concrete Bucket
Employee #1 was placing reinforcing steel and pouring concrete into plasters built into a 30 ft high wall. To reach the work area, he was standing on the edge of a concrete bucket that was suspended approximately 1 to 1 1/2 ft above the wall by a 1978 P & H 22-ton capacity mobile crane. Employee #1 released his hold on the bucket and fell approximately 33 to 35 feet to the ground. He suffered a broken neck and was killed. No work platform, safety equipment, or personal protective gear were available for use on the job site.
Keywords: ppe, work rules, mobile crane, concrete bucket, elevated work plat, construction, fall, fall protection, neck, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2444792 Occupation Not Listed

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