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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170606982 - Employee Fractures Skull In Fall From Walkway

Accident: 170606982 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 04/15/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12005052105/05/19941522Bednar Building Company

Employee #1 was doing framing work at a multifamily dwelling construction site. On his lunch break, he was walking across a 2nd story walkway that was fully protected by guardrails. He tripped and fell, and somehow dropped under the lower guardrail (21 in. above the floor). He fell 9 ft 4 in. to the pile and concrete floor. He sustained a skull fracture and concussion.

Keywords: fracture, guardrail, construction, skull, fall, concussion, concrete

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120050521 Hospitalized injury Concussion Construction laborers

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