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Accident: 688168 - Employee Killed In Fall From Catwalk

Accident: 688168 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/17/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10884804503/20/19931791Jjy Construction
Workers were installing catwalks on asphalt storage tanks. Employee #1, who was not wearing fall protection, went on the catwalk to review the work being performed. He1 fell approximately 38 ft to the ground through an opening on the catwalk where the grating had been temporarily removed. Employee #1 was transferred to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: unguarded fl opening, work rules, construction, grating, catwalk, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108848045 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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