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Accident: 200020048 - Window Washer Killed In Fall From Building

Accident: 200020048 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 09/21/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10765929409/22/19957349Silver Streak, Inc.
Employee #1 was cleaning outside windows on the Murdock Building when he fell from the 11th floor. He was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Employee #1's safety belt had deteriorated and its defects compromised its effective and safe use.
Keywords: window washer, building, 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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