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Accident: 81291.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Box, And Is Killed

Accident: 81291.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 11/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1107483.01511/23/2015Mundo Hernandez Construction
At 10:00 a.m. on November 21, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction cont ractor, was engaged in fireproofing at a building construction site. He was sta nding in an elevated wood box when he slipped and fell from the box to the floor , a fall height of 10 feet. The wood box also fell and struck Employee #1's hea d. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, falling object, head, slip, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1107483.015 29 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist: 10
FallHt:13
Cause: Fireproofing
FatCause:

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