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Accident: 201521754 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Job-Made Platform

Accident: 201521754 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/05/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30593040608/05/20031521G & R Brothers
On August 5, 2003, Employee #1, the company owner, was engaged in residential construction activities from a job-made platform. Employee #1 fell 16 feet 10 inches to the ground, sustained severe head injuries, and died later that same day.
Keywords: head, carpenter, construction, fall, concussion, work platform
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2 17 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305930406 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:17
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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