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Accident: 14469167 - Employee Killed In 25 Ft Fall Through Floor Hole

Accident: 14469167 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 10/02/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1747812410/02/19863465General Motors Corporation, Boc-Pmp
Employee #1 was standing on a conveyor, making adjustments to the screen guard. The screen guard broke and Employee #1 fell approximately 4 feet from the conveyor into an adjacent open floor hole, and then fell a total of 25 feet into the basement. He sustained massive head injuries, broken bones, and crushing injuries. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, head, maintenance, guardrail, work rules, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, floor opening, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17478124 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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