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Accident: 202311411 - Employee Killed In Fall

Accident: 202311411 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 01/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30394697401/10/20011731Putnam Communications Service Corp.
Employee #1 rappelled approximately 10 ft down the side of an apartment building to drill a hole in the building. Employee #1 had his feet on some horizontal cables and was stationary when he was attempting to untie a knot on a karabiner. Employee #1 lost his grip on the rope then the rope slip through the karabiner. Employee #1 fell approximately 75 ft and was killed
Keywords: fall, rappelling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 8 80 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303946974 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:75
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall, other

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