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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 827634 - Employee Dies In Fall From Near Top Of Bucket Leg Elevator

Accident: 827634 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/21/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10425452909/24/19905153Bunge Corporation

Employee #1 was working on removing a safety cage ladder section from a bucket leg elevator. While he was cutting an upper section, the ladder and cage flipped over from an upright position. Employee #1 fell to the ground and was killed. A photo taken by the Council Bluffs Police Department shows a safety belt and line on Employee #1.

Keywords: dismantling, ladder, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104254529 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Structural metal workers

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