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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 65749.015 - Employee Falls From Height And Is Killed

Accident: 65749.015 -- Report ID: 0936200 -- Event Date: 07/31/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
988481.01507/31/2014South Bay Sand Blasting And Tank Cleaning, Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
996014.01507/31/2014General Dynamics/Nassco
At 9:15 a.m. on July 31, 2014, an employee walked inside a cargo and weapon's elevator and grabbed an end of a green masking tape. Then he started walking backward and fell through a gap/hole 25 inches by 88 inches. He fell approximately 98 feet. There was no fall safety harnesses, lanyards, anchors, safety nets, and guardrail systems installed to provide the safest working environment. The employee sustained broken bones, internal bleeding and he was killed.
Keywords: anchor, elevator, fall, guardrail, lanyard, fall protection, elevated work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 988481.015 25 M Fatality Other
2 996014.015 25 M Fatality Other

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