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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201924784 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 201924784 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 03/30/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31196240103/31/20091731Gulf Coast Electric Co., Inc.
At approximately 12:00 p.m. on March 30, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, and a coworker were running a wire mold on the ceiling (surface raceway) of a sanctuary for a church. As Employee #1 was working from a Geni lift, Model Number AWP-40S, using a portable drill to install the wire mold made of surface conduit, he fell and was killed.
Keywords: electrician, fall, fall protection, concussion, work platform, work surface, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 40 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311962401 Fatality Concussion Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:40
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fall from/with bucket (aerial lift/basket)

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