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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14470512 - Employee Killed In Fall From Ski Lift Chair

Accident: 14470512 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 02/24/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
199878002/27/19857011Ski Roundtop Inc Dba Ski Liberty
Employee #1, age 19, grabbed onto and hung from the back of a ski lift chair. When the chair rounded the bullwheel, Employee #1 swung out and struck a support beam. He fell approximately 5 1/2 feet to the ground, landing on his upper back and neck. His spine punctured his brain, killing him.
Keywords: skiing, spine, work rules, struck against, riding on equipment, fall, brain, horseplay, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1998780 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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