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Accident: 14552798 - Employee Killed In Fall From Bridge Pier

Accident: 14552798 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 10/31/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10764360310/31/19901721George Campbell Painting Corp.
Employee #1 and a coworker were rigging a sky climber (single point scaffold) while atop a 140 ft bridge pier. Neither man connected his safety belt to a static line with a lanyard. Employee #1 was killed when he slipped and fell 140 ft to the ground.
Keywords: work rules, safety belt, slip, construction, lanyard, fall, bridge, tie-off, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107643603 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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