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Accident: 200074714 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ride; Another Is Injured

Accident: 200074714 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 05/16/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31560960205/16/20117999Event Coordinators, Inc.
On May 16, 2011, Employees #1 and #2 were disassembling a Ferris wheel when a wire cable broke loose from an aluminum swage fitting, allowing 50 of the sweeps to swing free. Employee #1 was knocked from a walkboard, fell about 44 ft, and was killed. Employee #2 was knocked from a man basket and fell 28 ft to the pavement. He was hospitalized for a concussion.
Keywords: head, dismantling, fall, fall protection, amusement ride, concussion, elevated work plat, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315609602 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 315609602 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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