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Accident: 14541817 - Employee Fell From Unguarded Section Of Elevated Walkway

Accident: 14541817 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 01/18/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
195798401/21/19851629T And B Scottdale Contractors, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WALKING ALONG A PERMANENT CATWALK ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE. THE CATWALK WAS EQUIPPED WITH GUARDRAILS, BUT APPROXIMATELY EVERY 25 FEET THE CATWALK INTERSECTED WITH A CROSSWALK WHICH DID NOT HAVE GUARDRAILS. AT THE INTERSECTIONS THERE WERE UNCOVERED FLOOR HOLES (APPROXIMATELY 43 BY 32 INCHES) WHERE GRATINGS HAD NOT YET BEEN FITTED. THE EMPLOYEE EITHER FELL THROUGH A FLOOR HOLE OR STEPPED ONTO A CROSS WALK AND FELL OFF AN OPEN SIDE. HE WAS KILLED WHEN HE FELL 17 FEET, 8 INCHES ONTO A CONCRETE SLAB.
Keywords: guardrail, construction, catwalk, fall, floor opening, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1957984 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, n.e.c.

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