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Accident: 878751 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevated Stage

Accident: 878751 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 01/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10444454201/12/19903312Bethlehem Steel Corp.
Employee #1 was transporting material down an elevated stage area when the container became entangled in a hose reel. As the employee attempted to get the truck and container clear, he fell off the edge of the stage and was killed. The perimeter of the stage was not provided with a railing, and no fall protection was in use. The surface on which the truck was being operated was not free of obstructions.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, fall, fall protection, lost balance, unguarded, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104444542 Fatality Concussion Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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