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Accident: 14399794 - Employee Killed In 26 Ft Fall Through Stairwell

Accident: 14399794 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/16/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
246886604/16/19851542Shoe Maker Southwest
Employee #1 was sweeping near a stairwell opening on the ninth floor. The stairs to the eighth floor had not yet been installed, and the opening was not covered or surrounded by guardrails. Employee #1 fell 26 ft and hit his head on a steel stair-side member between the seventh and eighth floors. He was killed.
Keywords: head, stair, guardrail, work rules, cleaning, struck against, construction, fall, floor opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2468866 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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