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Accident: 14492813 - Employee Fell Out Of Aerial Basket 60 Feet To Death

Accident: 14492813 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 10/29/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10072336010/30/19862074A.D.M. Southern Cotton Oil Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO CONNECT A CHUTE EXTENSION TO AN EXISTING CHUTE, LOCATED ABOUT 60 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. THE ELEVATED WORK BASKET HE WAS WORKING FROM TILTED FORWARD, THROWING HIM OVER THE GUARDRAIL AND OUT OF THE BASKET. HE FELL TO THE GROUND, DYING UPON IMPACT.
Keywords: guardrail, safety belt, lanyard, fall, fall protection, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100723360 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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