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Accident: 101155.015 - Employee Falls From Elevated Platform Through Ladder-Way Ope

Accident: 101155.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 06/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242676.01506/15/2017United Parcel Service, Inc.

At 6:15 a.m. on June 9, 2017, an employee was holding open the swinging gate to a ladder-way that opened to a lower work level from an elevated platform. The e mployee went through the opening and fell approximately 53 inches to the concret e working surface. The employee was hospitalized and suffered serious injuries to his left knee that required surgery.

Keywords: access/egress, concrete slab, elevated work platform, fall protection, floor opening, knee, ladder, material handling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242676.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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