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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14519722 - Employee Killed In Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 14519722 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 07/15/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10101861207/16/19863533Avondale Industries Inc. Off Shore

Employee #1 and a coworker were at a height of approximately 130 ft, dismantling a work platform from a platform jacket leg. The coworker was handing him his burning torch hose, when Employee #1 lost his balance and fell backward to the ground. He was killed. Employee #1 was not tied-off, nor was he protected by a standard guardrail.

Keywords: guardrail, dismantling, work rules, welding, fall, fall protection, lost balance, tie-off

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101018612 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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