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Accident: 201853439 - Employee Killed In Fall When Rope Broke

Accident: 201853439 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/25/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30208342308/28/20001721Tennessee Sandblasting & Painting, Inc.

On August 25, 2000, Employee #1 was sitting in a boatswain's chair, positioned 40 ft above the ground and was sandblasting a tank. Employee #1 fell and was killed when the rope broke.

Keywords: bosun chair, rope, fall, sandblasting, tank
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 70 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302083423 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall, other

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