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Accident: 14340756 - Employee Dies From Injuries Suffered In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 14340756 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 10/02/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1740336101/02/19902011Brooks County Packing Company
Employee # 1 was standing on the top step of a 10-ft portable wood stepladder attempting to take down an 80-lb chain hoist that was approximately 14 ft above ground level. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell, striking a gate. He suffered two fractured ribs along with lung and liver damage. Employee #1 died approximately three months later of complications from injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: fracture, lung, dismantling, stepladder, work rules, liver, rib, fall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17403361 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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