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Accident: 118976.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Billboard Catwalk

Accident: 118976.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1423497.01508/15/2019Reagan Outdoor Advertising
At 9:40 a.m. on August 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an outdoor sign compan y, was working from a billboard catwalk and installing conduit and electrical wi ring as part of a multiemployer construction project. He fell from the catwalk, a fall height of 40 feet. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: advertising sign, catwalk, conduit, construction, electrical work, fall, fall protection, installing, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation   40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1423497.015 65 M Fatality Electrical and electronic engineers FallDist: 40
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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