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Accident: 201859105 - Fall

Accident: 201859105 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 02/23/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31057606102/23/20075153Hopkinsville Elevator Co., Inc.
At approximately 7:10 a.m. on February 23, 2007, Employee #1 was on an approximately 9-ft high grain elevator platform, loading a grain truck. Employee #1 fell over the standard guardrail to the concrete surface below and was killed. The autopsy determined that Employee #1's death was from heart disease and a heart attack (primarily) and lung carcinoma ( secondary), which caused the employee to topple over or under the side of the platform which had a standard railing.
Keywords: heart, guardrail, heart attack, cardiovasc disease, fall, grain elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310576061 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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