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Accident: 14214639 - Painter Falls From Scaffold And Is Killed

Accident: 14214639 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 10/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
325568410/15/19851799Memphis Industrial Tank Service
On October 5, 1985, Employee #1, a painter employed by Memphis Industrial Tank Service, was on a Boatswain's Chair scaffold suspended by manila rope. The rope broke. Employee #1 fell 70 feet and sustained a fatal concussion.
Keywords: maintenance, chair, rope, construction, fall, concussion, painter, tank, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3255684 Fatality Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance

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