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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170119762 - Employee Killed In Fall From 11th Floor

Accident: 170119762 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 09/21/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10765929409/22/19957349Silver Streak, Inc.
Employee #1 was cleaning windows when he fell from the 11th floor. He was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The accident was caused by the deterioration, wear, and defects in Employee #1's window cleaner safety belt.
Keywords: window washer, inadequate maint, work rules, safety belt, equipment failure, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107659294 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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