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Accident: 14422562 - Employee Killed When Manlift Cage Falls

Accident: 14422562 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/31/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10315723608/01/19901731Koeller Communications, Inc.
Employee #1 was standing in a manlift cage approximately 1,250 ft above the ground. His lanyard was attached to the ladder of the TV tower when the cage slipped approximately 5 ft. Employee #1 was held in place by his safety belt and struck against the top of the cage. He was killed.
Keywords: communication tower, struck against, construction, elevator, tie-off, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103157236 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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