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Accident: 14480511 - Employee Killed In Fall From Fixed Ladder Or Rest Platform

Accident: 14480511 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
226460405/07/19864225River Terminal Development Corp
Employee #1 was last seen climbing a fixed ladder secured to a column in a warehouse, heading toward a Milwaukee 20-ton overhead crane. He fell from either the ladder or the rest platform (landing) and suffered a crushed chest, a fractured pelvis, and numerous internal injuries. Employee #1 was killed. The cage of the fixed ladder started at 32 feet above the floor. The rest platform, which was not equipped with guardrails, was also located 32 feet above the floor.
Keywords: chest, platform, fracture, guardrail, work rules, fixed ladder, crushed, pelvis, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2264604 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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