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Accident: 759167 - Employee Killed In Fall From Unsecured Plywood Work Platform

Accident: 759167 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/28/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10406833307/29/19881761Crown Corr Inc.
Employee #1 was on a two point suspended scaffold hoisting metal siding and insulation to other employees from a work platform consisting of 4 ft by 8 ft by 3/4 in. thick plywood. Employee #1 finished hoisting and had just started to perform other work assignments when he apparently stepped on an unsecured piece of plywood. Employee #1 and the plywood fell 20 ft to the crane rail, where Employee #1 struck his head and continued to fall 70 to 75 ft to the ground. Employee #1 had been provided with a safety belt and lanyard, but was not snapped onto the safety line that had been provided.
Keywords: head, lifeline, unsecured, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, tie-off, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104068333 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers

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