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Accident: 202362323 - Window Washer Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 202362323 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 06/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31014170006/23/20061799B.W.W.S., Inc.
On June 21, 2006, Employee #1 had just finished washing the exterior of an eighth-floor window. His belt was attached to the anchor point on the outside of the window. While he was entering the building, his belt broke. Employee #1 fell approximately 90 ft to a concrete sidewalk and was killed.
Keywords: anchor, window washer, lifeline, cleaning, safety belt, fall, fall protection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000 8 90 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310141700 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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