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Fatality Narrative - Face Reports

Iron Work Accident

On a regular basis Washington State, as well as other states publish FACE Reports that give a narrative of a particular accident where one or more employees were killed as well as what the employer should have done to prevent this accident from happening.

Fall Protection Training Could have Prevented this Accident

On January 5, 2012, a 52-year-old carpenter/foreman was fatally injured when he fell from a beam. The victim had been employed for 14 years by a small general contractor who primarily did residential work, but also did commercial and industrial jobs.

This Washington State Fatality Narrative was originally published by SHARP: