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Accident: 14334007 - Employee Falls From Exterior Of Building And Dies

Accident: 14334007 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10901456308/17/19957349Southeast Maintenance, Inc.
Employees were washing the window wall of a second floor office while working from the adjoining first floor roof. Employee #1 was facing the window wall and moving sideways when he reached the section of the roof which narrowed down to six feet wide. He continued moving sideways and stepped off the edge of the roof, falling 14 feet to the sidewalk. He suffered fatal injuries to the back of his head and died. Fall protection was not utilized.
Keywords: window washer, roof, building, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109014563 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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