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Accident: 170250591 - Employee Killed In Fall From Bridge

Accident: 170250591 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 07/22/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11551784907/22/19931622David A Mowat Co
At approximately 11:20 a.m. on July 22, Employee #1, an apprentice carpenter employed by David A. Mowat Co., fell approximately 76 feet from the temporary deck of the Maple St. Bridge in Spokane, Washington, to the ground. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness with a lanyard, but was not attached to a secure anchor point while placing form panels. Employee #1 received severe internal injuries and broken bones. He was pronounced dead at approximately 12:20 p.m. at Deaconess Medical Center.
Keywords: unsecured, carpenter, work rules, construction, lanyard, bridge deck, fall, bridge, elevated work plat, temporary floor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115517849 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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