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Accident: 673723 - Employee Killed In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 673723 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193777902/20/19873443Bituma - Stor, Inc.
Employee #1 was climbing to the top of a portable bog house on an asphalt plant. He got to the top of the ladder and reached for the railing around the top. The railing was not bolted securely in place and gave way. Employee #1 fell 15 feet 6 inches to the concrete floor, sustaining multiple head, neck, back, arm, and leg injuries. He also struck a metal brace on the equipment before striking the floor. He was killed.
Keywords: head, guardrail, unsecured, work rules, ladder, back, fall, neck, concussion, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101937779 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, production occupations

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