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Accident: 79579.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 79579.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/16/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1092253.01509/23/2015Whistler Construction Company
At 11:40 a.m. on September 16, 2015, Employee #1 was cleaning the J-bends area o f the R vessel hood to enable the identification of leaks in the hood. The emplo yee fell from the J-Bends area of the R vessel hood, 55 feet to the pit below. E mployee #1 sustained blunt impact injuries, face, head, and neck abrasions and c ontusions, a vertebral fracture and multiple rib fractures, killing him.
Keywords: abrasion, confined space, contusion, face, fall, fracture, head, laceration, neck, rib, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1092253.015 44 M Fatality

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