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Accident: 14554471 - Employee Killed In 40 Ft Fall From Bridge

Accident: 14554471 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 05/17/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
247908705/21/19851622Am Cohron & Son Inc
Employee #1 was working at a bridge construction site. He was walking backward while laying down a sheet of 4 ft by 8 ft plywood when he backed over the edge of the bridge and fell 40 ft to the ground. He was killed.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, bridge, walking backward, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2479087 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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