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Accident: 170198667 - Employee Injured In Fall From Stairway

Accident: 170198667 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11192887501/04/19911791E. L. Wills Construction, Inc.

Employee #1, an ironworker, had been working on the top floor most of the day and using the west stairway. At one point he decided to use the east stairway, unaware that this stairway was not barricaded and had no guardrail at the bottom. He walked off the end and fell approximately 12 ft onto dirt.

Keywords: stair, guardrail, barrier guard, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111928875 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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