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Accident: 14533194 - Employee Dies After Falling From Elevated Work Platform

Accident: 14533194 -- Report ID: 0215300 -- Event Date: 01/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1798033501/19/19904491International Shipping Agency, Inc.
Employee #1 was elevated by a forklift truck in a platform, which was not provided with railings, to hook a container with bridles. When the working platform began to descend, he lost his balance and fell to the floor. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: longshoring, guardrail, work rules, descending, industrial truck, fall, elevated work plat, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17980335 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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