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Accident: 170120166 - Employee Killed In Fall To Concrete Floor

Accident: 170120166 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 05/29/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1856376705/30/19902874Texasgulf, Inc.
At approximately 5:00 a.m. on May 29, 1990, Employee #1 was using a pry bar to open the door to the burner combustion chamber in the MAP (mono-ammonium phosphate) plant with a coworker. He was standing to the left of the door. The guardrail that he was leaning on broke, causing him to fall 25 ft 2 in. to the concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: guardrail, struck against, equipment failure, fall, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18563767 Fatality Other Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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