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Accident: 142341.015 - Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries In Fall From Railcar

Accident: 142341.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/22/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570567.01512/28/2021Economy Coatings Systems Inc.

At 6:08 a.m. on December 22, 2021, an employee was climbing a ladder on a rail c ar to open the heat duct slide gate. The rail car was in process of re-assemblin g and the running boards on top of the car were not secured. The employee did no t know the running boards were not secured to the rail car and reached on to a g rab bar that was attached to the running board. The employee pulled the running board off the rail car and fell to the ground. The employee was hospitalized to treat a head injury and multiple fractures.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, climbing, climbing on ladder, fall, fall from elevation, fixed ladder, fracture, head, railroad car

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570567.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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