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Accident: 201856648 - Employee Falls 20ft From Work Platform

Accident: 201856648 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 11/06/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30707651311/06/20031761Skyview Products, Inc.
Employee #1 was working at Standiford Field Airport installing skylight. He was returning from break when he climbed up on a work platform to retrieve some personal items. He had on the personal fall protecting harness but failed to connect his lanyard. He lost his balance and fell 20 ft to the floor. He died at the scene.
Keywords: skylight, airport, finger, crushed, lanyard, fall, fall protection, lost balance, work platform, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307076513 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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