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Accident: 781641 - Employee Dies In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 781641 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 02/17/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12459690902/21/19952911Ashland Inc #2 Refinery
Employee #1 was on an 8 ft 1 in. fixed metal ladder, coming from an elevated walkway (25 ft 2 in. above ground) down to a landing. The fixed ladder led to a 16 ft 8 in. ladder to the ground. Employee #1 fell from the first ladder to the landing railing, which he flipped over, and fell to the concrete base of the tank to which the landing was connected. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: ladder, walk platform, descending, fixed ladder, fall, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124596909 Fatality Fracture Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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