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Accident: 92681.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Height

Accident: 92681.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/08/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1168188.01508/08/2016Village Management Services, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on August 8, 2016, Employee #1 was painting the top of a fourth floor building fascia board using an aerial lift, positioned on a slope behind a tree. The employee raised the aerial device boom and turned the counterweight downward, towards the slope. The aerial device tipped over in an arc, causing Employee #1 to fall 40 feet onto the block fence and sidewalk below, killing him.
Keywords: painter, aerial lift, fall protection, fall, boom
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Maintenance or repair   4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1168188.015 32 M Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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