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Accident: 893297 - Employee Killed In 74 Foot Fall At Construction Site

Accident: 893297 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 07/28/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
334221907/29/19871542Glen Construction Co. Of Maryland, Inc.
Employee #1 was supplying cinder blocks to a bricklayer for a room under construction on the sixth floor. He was standing on a raised concrete pad 6 in. above the floor surface when he lost his balance and fell 74 ft off the building to the ground. He was killed. There was no perimeter guardrail system in place in the area where Employee #1 was standing.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3342219 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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