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Accident: 170220560 - Employee Killed During Bungee Jump Demonstration

Accident: 170220560 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/09/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11493611507/10/19927999Dore'S Bungee Blast, Inc.
On July 9, 1992, Employee #1 and a coworker, of Dore's Bungee Blast, were doing a demonstration jump. The crane operator ran the jump platform up to the top sheave and dislodged the platform from the hook. The safety cable broke, causing the platform to fall approximately 60 ft to the ground. Employee #1, who was on the jump platform, was killed.
Keywords: platform, wire rope, equipment failure, bungee jumping
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114936115 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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