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Accident: 202003760 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 202003760 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 11/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30262876311/30/19997349One Source Facility Services, Inc.
Employee #1 was engaged in window washing when the anchorage on the roof failed. He was using one rope, doubled over, for use as both the primary support system and the personal fall arrest system. Additionally, the lines were connected to the same anchorage which was not capable of supporting the maximum intended load. Employee #1 fell approximately 160 feet to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: anchor, window washer, roof, rope, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302628763 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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