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Accident: 200926764 - Painter Is Killed In Fall From Water Tank Catwalk

Accident: 200926764 -- Report ID: 0355117 -- Event Date: 04/09/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31765112304/10/20141721Boss Enterprises Inc
On April 9, 2014, Employee #1, employed by a painting contractor, was engaged in painting work at a water tank. He was positioned on a catwalk and painting the interior of the tank. Employee #1 fell from the catwalk to the floor below, a fall height of approximately 60 feet. Employee #1 was killed. This event was investigated by Virginia OSHA.
Keywords: platform, fracture, head, construction, skull, catwalk, fall, fall protection, painter, water tank
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 8 80 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317651123 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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