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Accident: 201350386 - Employee Falls From Billboard

Accident: 201350386 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11013814610/14/19971799Herb Bearden Dba Sage Communications
On October 13, 1997, Employee #1 and another employee were painting the trim around the billboard when Employee #1 lost his balance and fell. The fall from the billboard was fatal.
Keywords: fall, advertising sign, painter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 37 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 110138146 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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