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Accident: 201340247 - Employee Killed In Fall

Accident: 201340247 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 12/02/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101134212/03/19971541Dub Johnson & Sons, Inc.
Employee #1 was working on the flat roof of a grain elevator. He was not protected from fall hazards by a standard guardrail system or equivalent fall protection. Employee #1 climbed over the existing guardrail system, which was located approximately 6 ft to 18 ft. from the edge of the roof, to throw over the side a 10-in.-diameter by 55-in.-tall stubbed spout pipe. Employee #1 fell approximately 100 ft to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, construction, fall, fall protection, grain elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 100 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301011342 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:100
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause: Fall from roof

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