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Accident: 201924776 - Employee Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 201924776 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 03/11/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31196216103/11/20091623Callieco Construction, Inc.
On March 11, 2009, Employee #1 was removing sewage from a lift station. While using a rope to move a 3 in. submersible the pump through an unprotected 4 ft by 6 t hole, he apparently lost his balance and fell 35 ft to the bottom of the lift station. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, rope, conduit, fall, fall protection, concussion, lost balance, pump, sewage, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311962161 Fatality Concussion Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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