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Accident: 84347.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Opening For Garbage Chute

Accident: 84347.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/08/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1138811.01504/08/2016Paragon Builders Of Georgia, Llc
At 8:45 a.m. on April 8, 2016, an employee was walking on the second floor of an apartment building under construction, when he fell through an opening and was killed. The incident investigation revealed that the opening was intended for installation of a garbage chute.
Keywords: struck against, guard, guardrail, floor opening, construction, elevated work platform, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   4 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1138811.015 36 M Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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