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Accident: 170238588 - Employee Killed In Fall From Deck

Accident: 170238588 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 10/06/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30291379310/07/19991542Sierra Construction Co Inc
Employee #1 was on the deck on the third floor of an apartment building under construction. The deck was guarded by a single 21 in. high 2 by 6. He fell off the deck and landed on the ground, with the 2 by 6 under his right leg. Employee #1 was flown to Harborview Medical Center, where he died at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Keywords: guardrail, barrier guard, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 22 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302913793 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:22
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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