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Accident: 606806 - Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 606806 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 04/25/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10127335706/29/19871721Pasco Industrial Coating Company
At 3:18 p.m. on April 25, 1987, Employee #1 and a coworker were painting the underside of a water tank using a two-point suspension scaffold. The cable hook came loose from the water tank, causing Employee #1 to fall from the scaffold. He sustained multiple fractures and was killed. The scaffold did not have tie backs as a secondary means of anchorage nor was Employee #1's lifeline secured to a structure other than the scaffold.
Keywords: fracture, lifeline, unsecured, work rules, construction, two pt susp scaffold, fall, painter, tie-off, water tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101273357 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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