Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201340668 - Employee Falls To His Death After Counterweight Breaks

Accident: 201340668 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30275485807/30/19995153Farmers Co-Op Company, Inc.

Employee #1 was riding a manually operated man lift when he fell 50 ft to 80 ft after the 0.5-in. wire rope cable for the counter weight broke. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries.

Keywords: hydraulic lift, wire rope, counterbalance, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302754858 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.