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Accident: 14244529 - Electrician Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 14244529 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 03/31/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
87394304/05/19883462Lenape Forge, Incorporated
Employee #1, a maintenance electrician at a forge shop, was repairing the motor on a jib crane. He was approximately 12 ft high standing backward on a ladder when the trolley on which the motor was mounted apparently rolled outward, causing him to lean away from the ladder, then fall and strike his head on a work table. Employee #1 landed on the ground and sustained head and neck injuries from which he died.
Keywords: maintenance, repair, work rules, electrician, ladder, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 873943 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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