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Accident: 14488191 - Construction Employee Killed In Fall Through Open Railing

Accident: 14488191 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/02/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
227621007/02/19851721L & L Painting Co. Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PLACING A PROTECTIVE PLASTIC DROP CLOTH OVER GLASS PROTECTIVE RAILING. WHILE IN THE PROCESS OF TAPING THE DROP CLOTH TO THE INNER SURFACE OF THE GLASS SHEET RAILING, HE FELL THROUGH AN AREA IN THE GLASS RAILING WHICH WAS MISSING A PANEL. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 90 FEET AND WAS FATALLY INJURED.
Keywords: guardrail, construction, fall, fall protection, open-sided floor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2276210 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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