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Accident: 200073088 - Worker Is Killed In Fall From Elevated Work Surface

Accident: 200073088 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 11/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31039601511/01/20061796Precipitator Services Group, Inc.
On November 1, 2006, Employee #1 was helping another coworker of Precipitator Services Group, Inc., deliver a 120 lb section of grating, measuring 24 in. by 69 in. The grating was to be used as a floor for Catalyst Level 4 of the Selective Catalyst Reduction System. Employee #1 walked off the leading edge of Level 4 as he and his coworker tried to position the grating. Employee #1 fell approximately 56 ft 3 in. from Level 4, and was killed. The two employees delivering the grating were not using fall protection.
Keywords: head, work rules, construction, grating, manual mat handling, fall, fall protection, concussion, unguarded, work surface
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 12 997 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310396015 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks
FatCause: Fall, other

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