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Accident: 202126322 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Aerial Lift

Accident: 202126322 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 10/15/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30157424010/15/20021799Wearden Outdoor Signs
On October 15, 2002, Employee #1 was using an aerial lift to install a sign that was approximately 20 to 30 feet above the ground. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell. He was not wearing any personal fall protection, nor was there any other form of fall prevention in place. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, work rules, fall, fall protection, advertising sign, elevated work plat, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other Under $50,000 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301574240 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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