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Accident: 170154066 - Employee'S Legs Fractured In 17 Ft Fall To Basement Floor

Accident: 170154066 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/27/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11220297309/13/19901542Mccarthy Western Constructor

At about 11:30 a.m. on August 27, 1990, Employee #1, of McCarthy Western Constructors, was walking on a piece of unsecured decking when it dislodged and fell. Employee #1 fell with the decking approximately 17 ft to the basement of the structure. Employee #1 sustained fractures to both legs and was admitted to Pomona Valley Medical Center for treatment. He was hospitalized for a few days, then released to recuperate at home.

Keywords: decking, fracture, unsecured, construction, fall, leg, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112202973 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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