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Accident: 14549661 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Dust Collector

Accident: 14549661 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 04/18/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10821019604/19/19892824Eastman Chemical Company
Employee #1 was working on a ledge approximately 6 in. wide installing the final one or two dust bags in a 42 bag dust collector. She fell approximately 56 1/2 inches onto a nitrogen pipe and entered the bottom of the collector. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: dust collector, fall, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108210196 Fatality Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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