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Accident: 202342051 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tower

Accident: 202342051 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 05/28/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31220978605/28/20081799P.M.L. Construction Inc.
On May 28, 2008, Employee #1 and a coworker were removing scaffolding planks and plywood coverings from cooling towers. He was not using the fall protection system which had been installed. Employee #1 was killed when he slipped, fell approximately 20 feet, and struck his head.
Keywords: head, dismantling, work rules, slip, construction, plank, fall, fall protection, concussion, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 5 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312209786 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:20
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall, other

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