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Accident: 200231348 - Employee Killed In Fall While Sweeping Area Above Office Cei

Accident: 200231348 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 06/29/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30643329307/14/20031742Excell Insulation Services, Inc.
On June 29, 2003, Employee #1, of Excell Insulation Services, Inc., was working in the area above the ceiling of a bathroom-office suite inside a large commericial building. He was sweeping cellulose insulation from the building's trusses when he fell approximately 8 ft 6 in. onto the concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed. The work area did not have guardrails, and Employee #1 was not using any form of personal fall protection equipment.
Keywords: guardrail, barrier guard, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 8 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306433293 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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