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Accident: 170192512 - Employee Killed When Bungee Straps Disconnect

Accident: 170192512 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/26/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11203113310/28/19917999The Ultimate Jump Co
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on October 26, 1991, Employee #1, of The Ultimate Jump, Inc., was making a demonstration bungee jump for prospective customers. He was not paid for this, but instead was given free jumps by the employer. When he jumped, all the straps and cords were hooked up, but at the top of the arc on the first rebound, the straps disconnected and Employee #1 fell to the ground. He was killed.
Keywords: unsecured, equipment failure, bungee jumping, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112031133 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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