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Accident: 200901429 - Employee Killed In Fall From Boiler Platform Supports

Accident: 200901429 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 05/04/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30377673605/04/20041629W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company

On May 4, 2004, Employee #1, an iron worker and boilermaker, was helping to install a work platform on the side of a modular boiler for a combined-cycle power plant that was under construction. He was standing on the platform supports while bolting up sections of the platform when he fell approximately 75 ft to the ground. Employee #1 died at the scene of injuries sustained in the fall.

Keywords: installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, unstable position
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 80 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303776736 Fatality Concussion Boilermakers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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