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Accident: 123152.015 - Employee, Hanging From Climbing Belt, Suffocates

Accident: 123152.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 01/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1455666.01501/13/2020Eustis Cable Enterprises Ltd
At 11:30 a.m. on January 13, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a cable company, was working at a heavy construction site. He was attempting to unjam a lasher. He slid out to the lasher on the wire, but lost his grip on the wire and hung susp ended from his climbing belt. The employee was killed by suffocation/asphyxiati on.
Keywords: asphyxiated, belt, caught by, construction, fall, fall protection, jammed, suffocated
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1455666.015 40 M Fatality Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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