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Accident: 868117 - Employee Killed By Fall From Silo

Accident: 868117 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10006918607/02/19851796Engineering Services Dept Inc
On June 27, 1985, Employee #1 was on a silo supervising the hoisting of a pipe from a truck. A wire cable choker that was holding a snatch block broke loose, knocking the employee off the silo. He fell 90 feet to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: work rules, construction, choker cable, fall, fall protection, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100069186 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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