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Accident: 14480875 - Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 14480875 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 06/21/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1803271406/26/19851721Textar Painting Corp
ON JUNE 21,1985 AT APPROXIMATELY 1:05 PM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ABRASIVE BLASTING THE STRUCTURAL STEEL ON A RAMP, LEADING TO A SKYWAY, APPROXIMATELY 80 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. THE EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING FROM A SCAFFOLD WITHOUT GUARD RAILS. BECAUSE OF THE STEEL STRUCTURE, GUARD RAILS WOULD BE IMPRACTICAL. THE EMPLOYEE SHOULD HAVE BEEN TIED OFF WITH A SAFETY BELT. HE FELL FROM THE SCAFFOLD, SUSTAINING MULTIPLE INJURIES. HE DIED.
Keywords: guardrail, abrasive blasting, safety belt, lanyard, fall, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18032714 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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