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Accident: 170696140 - Employee Injured In Fall From Unguarded Raised Platform

Accident: 170696140 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 02/04/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11980356703/08/19941751Gerdes Construction Inc

Employee #1 was installing insulation from an elevated platform approximately 10 ft above the ground. He was working at the edge of the platform when the insulation material became tangled. He attempted to hold onto the materials to straighten them out, but fell off the edge of the platform. There were no guardrails on the platform.

Keywords: guardrail, installing, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119803567 Hospitalized injury Other Carpenters

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