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Accident: 200010437 - Employee Dies In Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 200010437 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 02/06/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30225532802/06/19995093Missouri Recycling
At 2:20 p.m. on February 5, 1999, Employee #1 was standing on the operator's platform using a hook rod to reach up alongside a conveyor belt to clear a jammed cardboard box. He fell 5 ft off the work platform, sustaining multiple body fractures. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died the following morning.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, belt conveyor, jammed, fall, conveyor belt, elevated work plat, work platform, work surface, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302255328 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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