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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170238604 - Employee Killed In Fall From Aerial Platform

Accident: 170238604 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 03/22/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11532235603/23/19993721Bf Goodrich Aerospace Mro Group Inc
Employee #1 was using a manually propelled elevating aerial platform to access an aircraft when he fell and was killed. The platform was not designed for this purpose. The guardrails installed were sloped and only 30 to 31 in. high, which was too low to provide adequate protection. A significant gap was left between the aircraft fuselage and the guardrail.
Keywords: aircraft, guardrail, work rules, fall, elevated work plat, work platform, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115322356 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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