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Accident: 89462.015 - Employee Falls From Window Opening And Is Killed

Accident: 89462.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 09/26/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1183319.01510/14/2016Gregory Greig
At 10:00 a.m. on September 26, 2016, and employee was standing in a window opening (which had 2x 4 boards-guardrails across the opening). Apparently the employee was straddling the lower board with his upper body outside the upper board. There were no eyewitnesses, however, it appears that the employee lost his balance and fell. The employee was killed from traumatic blunt force injuries to multiple body parts (head, arms, chest, legs).
Keywords: fall, guardrail
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1183319.015 40 M Fatality Other Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fall through opening (other than roof)

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