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Accident: 200670958 - Employee Killed In Fall From A-Frame Ladder

Accident: 200670958 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 01/14/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30049677501/22/19981731Electrotech Enterprises
On January 14, 1998, Employee #1 was on an A-frame ladder installing 'Exit' signs on a new building when he fell 8 ft onto the concrete floor. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died on January 20, 1998, of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: installing, building, work rules, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300496775 Fatality Concussion Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Fall, other

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