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Accident: 14327910 - Two Construction Workers Killed In Fall From Tower

Accident: 14327910 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 05/16/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
67094305/16/19881761James Myers Company
EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE WORKING ALONG THE EDGE OF A COOLING TOWER, INSTALLING ALUMINUM SIDING. THEY WERE NOT PROVIDED WITH A CATCH PLATFORM. ALSO, THE RIGGING EQUIPMENT FOR THEIR SAFETY BELTS HAD BEEN REMOVED. THEY FELL AND WERE KILLED.
Keywords: installing, cooling tower, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, tie-off, metal siding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 670943 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 670943 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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