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Accident: 200672921 - Employee Killed In Fall From Bosun'S Chair

Accident: 200672921 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/10/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318575510/10/20007349Ac Window Corp And/Or Cliffhanger High Rise Svc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on October 10, 2000, Employee #1, a window washer, was using a boatswain's chair to clean the windows on a six-story building. He fell approximately 60 ft and was killed. Neither his lifeline nor the chair's suspension line had been adequately secured. The supervisor was at the site at the time of the accident.
Keywords: window washer, bosun chair, lifeline, unsecured, work rules, fall, suspension strand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303185755 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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