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Accident: 14443709 - Fall From Building

Accident: 14443709 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 09/20/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1524762009/21/19841799T & T Enterprises Co
ON SEPT. 20, 1984 AT 11:30 A.M. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD BEEN ASSIGNED, ALONG WITH ANOTHER EMPLOYEE,TO BREAK SCRAP SHEET ROCK INTO SMALL PIECES AND TRANSPORT IT DOWN THE STAIRS FROM THE 11TH FLOOR TO THE 10TH FLOOR BALCONY. FROM THERE IT WAS BEING LOWERED TO THE GROUND. EMPLOYEE #1 DISOBEYED HIS FOREMAN'S INSTRUCTIONS. HE TOOK A 3/4 PIECE OF 5/8" FIRE- CODE SHEETROCK AND TRIED TO PASS IT OVER THE 11TH FLOOR GUARDRAILS TO THE 10TH FLOOR. EMPLOYEE #1 WENT THROUGH THE GUARDRAILS AND FELL 100 FEET TO THE GROUND. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15247620 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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