Accident Report Detail
Accident: 980213516 - Employee Killed In Fall From High-Rise Building
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Employee #1 was a laborer on a two-man precast concrete crew. He and a coworker had taken down the wire rope guardrails at the corner of the fifth floor of a high-rise office building under construction. They finished cutting the precast concrete at the edge of the building and were re-installing the wire rope guardrails. Employee #1 was pulling the tension for the top rail when he walked backward off the edge of the building and was killed. Neither employee was tied-off with a safety belt or lanyard.
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