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Accident: 14341978 - Construction Worker Killed In Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 14341978 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/16/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10610637003/17/19881711Fluor Daniel
EMPLOYEES #1-3 WERE WORKING FROM AN OPEN-SIDED PLATFORM THAT WAS 45 FEET ABOVE THE NEXT LOWER LEVEL. THE PLATFORM LACKED STANDARD GUARDRAILS, NOR WAS ANY TYPE OF FALL PROTECTION USED. THERE WAS ONLY A SAGGING STATIC LINE AROUND THE PERIMETER OF THE WORK PLATFORM. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SITTING ON A BUCKET OR SQUATTING WHEN HE FELL BACKWARDS FROM THE WORK PLATFORM AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, fall, fall protection, work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106106370 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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