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Accident: 170044168 - Employee'S Pelvis Fractured In Fall From Platform

Accident: 170044168 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 05/06/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11122891205/06/19921791Statewide Steel Inc

On May 6, 1992, Employee #1 was welding roof members from a Grove manlift, model AMZ66XT that was elevated approximately 25 ft. He was not wearing a full body harness. Because of operator error or equipment malfunction, the manlift began traveling up a slight incline, forcing the manbasket up into the roof steel. Due to the extreme force applied to the basket, the slave cylinder blew by the packing and tipped 90 degrees, causing Employee #1 to fall to the ground, landing on his side and fracturing his pelvis in three places.

Keywords: fracture, work rules, construction, pelvis, fall, fall protection, elevator, mech malfunction, inattention, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111228912 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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