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Accident: 670539 - Fell From Overhead Storage Area To Floor

Accident: 670539 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/04/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10200860411/06/19854225Balkamp Inc
AT ABOUT 7 AM ON NOVEMBER 4, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS UNLOADING BOXES FROM A PALLET LOCATED ON THE MAIN AISLE BALCONY. PART OF THE GUARDRAIL WAS MISSING. THE EMPLOYEE FELL THROUGH THE UNGUARDED AREA TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR, A DISTANCE OF 8 FEET, 2 INCHES. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED AND DIED THE FOLLOWING DAY.
Keywords: guardrail, fall, fall protection, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102008604 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Janitors and cleaners

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