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Accident: 648949 - Window Washer Dies After Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 648949 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 09/16/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10904675509/16/19947349International Service System, Inc
Employee #1, of International Service System, New York City, was on a single-point suspended, powered platform used for window washing and light maintenance. The employee(s) were not attached to their safety lifelines. While he was attempting to climb out of the scaffold to get back onto the roof, Employee #1 fell 94 ft and was killed.
Keywords: window washer, work rules, fall, tie-off, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109046755 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, cleaning and building service workers

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