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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 820332 - Employee Dies In Fall From Collapsing Elevator Shaft Decking

Accident: 820332 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/19/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10969281407/20/19941542Cobad Construction Corp.
Employee #1 was working as a carpenter's helper on the 8th floor. While descending to ground level, he stopped at the 6th floor and walked out onto the elevator shaft decking. The decking gave way and he fell to the 3rd floor. Employee #1 died as a result of his fall.
Keywords: decking, construction, unstable surface, fall, fall protection, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109692814 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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