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Accident: 94465.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From The Balcony

Accident: 94465.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222585.01504/04/2017V.A. Framing Construction, Inc.
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on April 3, 2017, an employee was removing guardrails from an exterior second story balcony. The employee fell approximately 19 feet to the dirt ground below. He suffered from multiple blunt for trauma and was kil led. The owner believed that the employee may have lost his balance while using a ladder to remove guardrails falling to the lower level.
Keywords: fall, guardrail, ladder, lost balance, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 5 60 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1222585.015 51 M Fatality Carpenter FallDist: 19
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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