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Accident: 920686 - Employee Killed When Impaled By Vhf Antenna

Accident: 920686 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/10/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10900497812/15/19925551Bassett Boat Company Of Florida Inc.
Employee #1 was getting a boat ready for delivery. He stepped onto the aft end of the boat, and attempted to enter it. Employee #1 fell forward, and into an 8 ft VHF antenna. The antenna impaled his eye and lodged in his brain. He was killed.
Keywords: eye, impaled, work rules, fall, antenna, lost balance, brain, boat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109004978 Fatality Foreign Body Ineye Occupation not reported

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