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Accident: 14506984 - Employee Killed In Fall Through Manhole

Accident: 14506984 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/21/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
151798605/24/19841541Borton Incorporated
Employee #1 stepped through a collapsed manhole cover, fell 81 feet, and was killed. The manhole was over an empty storage bin in the headhouse of a grain elevator.
Keywords: manhole cover, work rules, construction, equipment failure, headhouse, fall, floor opening, manhole, grain bin, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1517986 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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