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Accident: 201340668 - Employee Falls To His Death After Counterweight Breaks

Accident: 201340668 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/29/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30275485807/30/19995153Farmers Co-Op Company, Inc.
Employee #1 was riding a manually operated man lift when he fell 50 ft to 80 ft after the 0.5-in. wire rope cable for the counter weight broke. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, wire rope, counterbalance, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302754858 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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