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Accident: 14333496 - Employee Killed In Fall From A Balcony

Accident: 14333496 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10901353206/12/19951522G.H. Johnson Construction Co.

Employee #1, a laborer, was cleaning up on the fifth floor of a condominium under construction. He was using a wheelbarrow to transport debris from the interior of the building to a perimeter transport point. The floor had been equipped with construction-type guardrails, but a previous work crew had removed the horizontal members while receiving crane-borne material and had not replaced them. Employee #1 walked backward off the balcony and fell. He was killed.

Keywords: guardrail, construction, fall, walking backward, open-sided floor, unguarded, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109013532 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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