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Accident: 14392823 - Employee Killed In 35 Ft Fall

Accident: 14392823 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 02/25/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30039379002/27/19972874Imc-Agrico Company
Employee #1 was to stop a bend pulley on a conveyor system from slipping. The pulley was located 40 ft above the ground. Employee #1 climbed a 30 ft caged ladder to a landing platform and then went over to a second ladder, which was 10 ft long. There were no witnesses to the accident , but it is surmised that he slipped from this ladder and fell 35 ft over the guardrail of the first landing to the concrete dock. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, slip, fixed ladder, fall, fall protection, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300393790 Fatality Cancer Occupation not reported

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