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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14243794 - Employee Killed In Fall With Bosun'S Chair

Accident: 14243794 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 12/12/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10283704412/12/19907349Rodney Square Engineering
Employee #1 was washing windows using a Fitch variable descent system. The anchor point of his chair line failed, causing him to fall approximately 38 stories to his death. Employee #1 apparently did not have his lifeline connected to a point independent of the chair anchor point.
Keywords: window washer, bosun chair, lifeline, work rules
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102837044 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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