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Accident: 14503767 - Employee Killed When He Fell From A Manlift

Accident: 14503767 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 04/06/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10188801404/19/19882041Cargill, Inc., Flour Milling Div.
TWO ELEVATOR EMPLOYEES WERE RIDING THE "DOWN" SIDE OF THE HUMPHREY (MODEL 535M) MANLIFT IN ELEVATOR #3. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 30 TO 40 FEET FROM THE MANLIFT STEP, LANDING HEADFIRST ON THE CROSSOVER FLOOR. THE OTHER EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS RIDING THE MANLIFT STEP IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING EMPLOYEE #1, CONTINUED RIDING THE MANLIFT SAFELY. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HOSPITALIZED AND DIED 13 DAYS LATER FROM EXTENSIVE HEAD INJURIES. CAUSE OF THE FALL IS UNKNOWN.
Keywords: head, fall, elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101888014 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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