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Accident: 14311385 - Employee Killed In Fall From Aerosol Banner In Flight

Accident: 14311385 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 07/10/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
215345007/11/19857319Astros Aerial Ads
Employee #1 was holding the tail of the short end of a flight aerosol banner, assisting in the pickup of the banner by an aircraft. He apparently placed his left foot atop an adjacent banner on the ground that extended about 3 ft longer than the section that he was holding. Employee #1's foot became entangled in the extended section of the banner. He was pulled up with banner as the aircraft lifted it.. His foot broke loose, and he fell approximately 100 ft to the ground to his death.
Keywords: aircraft, work rules, fall, fall protection, entangled, advertising sign, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2153450 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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