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Accident: 1001056 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevated Plank

Accident: 1001056 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10425087308/20/19901721Neumann Company Contractors Inc.
Employee #1 was standing on a 2-in. by 12-in. by 12-ft plank located 92 ft above the adjacent level, sandblasting the belly of a water tank. He called down to a ground man to get him another lanyard for his safety belt. He wanted to utilize two lanyards so that he would be tied to at least one lanyard at all times, as required by company policy. About 2 hours after this request, Employee #1 fell from the plank and was killed. At the time of the accident he was wearing only one lanyard and both hooks were attached to the ring of his belt.
Keywords: work rules, construction, plank, lanyard, fall, elevated work plat, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104250873 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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