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Accident: 200824555 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elvated Height

Accident: 200824555 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 11/11/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31404031211/16/20101721Prestige Decorating Inc.
On November 11, 2010, Employee # 1 a window washer working for Prestige Decorating Inc., was found lying on THE concrete patio at rear of residential structure. Employee #1 was working with one other employee that day; however, the other employees on the site did not witness what was presumed to be a fall. The autopsy's report indicated the employee's injuries were consistent from those associated with falls. Although the employees were required to work at heights from 10 to 20 feet. Fall protection training was not provided.
Keywords: footings, window washer, concrete slab, roof, ladder, laceration, dizziness, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314040312 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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