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Accident: 200170454 - Employee Killed After Falling 30 Feet

Accident: 200170454 -- Report ID: 0257260 -- Event Date: 03/05/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30552219503/19/20031542Metropolitan Builders, S.E.
On March 5, 2003, Employee #1 was installing a column strip between the second and third floor outside of a building. He was using wood pallets as platforms and using a forklift. The employee tried to jump to the third floor and slipped and fell approximately 30 ft. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: installing, ppe, work rules, slip, column, construction, industrial truck, fall, fall protection, pallet
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305522195 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall, other

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