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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170089361 - Employee Injured In Fall From Unguarded Deck

Accident: 170089361 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 03/09/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12377352503/09/19931791Material Handling Equipment Erectors

On March 8, 1993, Employee #1 was laying decking on a mezzanine deck approximately 20 feet high. He stepped on a piece of decking that was not secured and fell through the purlins to the concrete floor. Employee #1 was wearing no fall protection. He suffered a fractured leg, a dislocated hip, a fractured elbow, a fractured neck, and a ruptured spleen, and was taken to Oregon Health Science University.

Keywords: decking, fracture, spleen, unsecured, work rules, construction, rupture, fall, fall protection, neck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123773525 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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