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Accident: 200672483 - Employee Killed In Fall While Installing Skylights

Accident: 200672483 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318125902/22/20001793Aca Greenhouses, Inc.

Employee #1, an ironworker, was on a plank, installing glass skylights into the frame of a hotel atrium. He was caulking an opening when he fell 58 ft and was killed. Employee #1 was wearing a body harness, but was not tied-off to his lifeline.

Keywords: installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, tie-off, unstable position
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 42 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303181259 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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