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Accident: 200677359 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Boatswains' Chair

Accident: 200677359 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 05/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31214680605/17/20081793Skyhanger Construction Llc
On May 16, 2008, Employee #1, the vice president of Skyhanger Construction LLC, was replacing and upgrading damaged windows. He fell from a boatswains' chair from the 25th floor of a building onto the 6th floor. He was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, inexperience, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312146806 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:60
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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