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Accident: 14343958 - Employee Dies After Fall From Ladder

Accident: 14343958 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 06/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10621333306/13/19903549Grabber Manufacturing Co., Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on June 11, 1990, Employee #1 and a coworker were installing a security light on the outside wall of the shipping department. Employee #1 was on a ladder drilling holes through an I-beam for a support bracket for the light. The coworker was holding the ladder. Employee #1 was pushing against the drill with both hands, and the force against the ladder caused it to dislocate from its position against the wall. Employee #1 fell and struck his head against the concrete floor. He died later at a hospital.
Keywords: head, installing, ladder, lighting fixture, fall, electric drill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106213333 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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