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Accident: 200462323 - Employee Is Killed In Fall In Home Under Construction

Accident: 200462323 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/13/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31210216311/13/20081721Jayco Painting
Employee #1, a painter, was working on the third floor of a new home under construction, when he fell from an unguarded floor edge of an atrium. He fell approximately 19 feet 10 inches to the first floor and was killed. Further investigation revealed that there were no guard rails present on any of the three sides of the atrium.
Keywords: construction, fall, painter, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312102163 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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