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Accident: 14540777 - One Employee Dies, One Injured In Fall With Scaffold

Accident: 14540777 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/07/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10098409507/13/19891721Reinerg Construction Company, Inc.
Employees #1 and #2 were painting a large steel gas tank from a two point suspended scaffold without safety belts and lanyards attached to a lifeline. When the scaffold fell during a sudden wind storm, both employees fell with it. They sustained multiple injuries: Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 survived.
Keywords: storm, high wind, construction, two pt susp scaffold, fall, fall protection, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100984095 Fatality Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance
2 100984095 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painters, construction and maintenance

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