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Inspection: 15332810 - Southern Powell Corp

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 15332810Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 02/11/1985

Southern Powell Corp
513 W. Buford Street
Gaffney, SC 29340
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2261/Finishers of Broadwoven Fabrics of Cotton
Mailing: 513 W. Buford Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/05/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/07/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360598437    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14215172Event: 11/12/1984Employee Tripped Over Cable; Suffered Fatal Injury
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS TALKING ON THE PHONE AT HER DESK. UPON COMPLETION OF THE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION SHE STOOD UP AND STARTED TO WALK TO A WORK BENCH, LOCATED 10 FEET AWAY. THE TELEPHONE CABLE WAS ROUTED FROM A WALL TO THE DESK. EMPLOYEE #1 CAUGHT HER FOOT ON THE PHONE CABLE AND FELL TO THE FLOOR. SHE SUFFERED A FRACTURED HIP AND LATER DIED. THE FLOOR WAS OF CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, COVERED BY A CARPET.
Keywords: fracture, communication cable, tripped, fall, housekeeping, hip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15332810 Fatality Fracture Production testers

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