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Accident: 200603728 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevated Walkway

Accident: 200603728 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 08/17/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31130853008/17/20071791C.N. Construction
On August 17, 2007, Employee #1 was standing on a walkway to prevent a crane block from becoming caught on the walkway's edge. A crane swing line cable hit him and knocked him off balance. He fell 48 feet to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: wire rope, construction, catwalk, fall, fall protection, mech mat handling, concussion, crane block, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 5 48 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311308530 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Placing bridge deck
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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