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Accident: 98493.015 - Employee Falls From Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 98493.015 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 08/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1258842.01508/25/2017Andiemac Waterproofing And Restoration, Llc

At 2:00 p.m. on August 24, 2017, an employee was installing strips of bituminous waterproofing materials along the exterior edge of the building's eleventh floo r slab. The employee had been standing outside of the guardrails and jumped dow n to a platform made up of multi-point suspension scaffolding. The employee fel l 80 feet from the scaffolding to the concrete slab and the employee was killed.

Keywords: concrete slab, elevated work plat, fall, guardrail, scaffold
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 12 120 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1258842.015 45 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist: 80
Cause: Waterproofing

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