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Accident: 200671626 - Employee Killed In Fall From Platform Wall

Accident: 200671626 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30182765512/04/19981799Quality Concrete And Rental
Employee #1 was assigned to tear down the remaining portion of a forming platform. He was standing on top of the 12 ft high wall and using a pry bar to pull off some of the plywood on the outside of the wall when he slipped and fell approximately three floors. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: wall, demolition, work rules, slip, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, pry bar, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 3 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301827655 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:60
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete
FatCause: Fall from roof

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