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Accident: 170738934 - Employee Injured In Fall From Elevated Platform

Accident: 170738934 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/17/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11223008105/20/19941761Honneycutt Tearoff

About 7:30 a.m. on May 17, 1997, Employee #1 was working on a platform or ramp that was approximately 12 ft long and 18 in. wide. The platform was being used to throw debris and roof material into a dump truck. It was not secured properly and there were no standard guardrails. Employee #1 fell 10 to 12 ft onto a concrete floor from the platform as he was carrying roof material in a tarp. He sustained head, neck, and back injuries. He was hospitalized for nine days. After the accident was investigated, the employer was issued several citations, including a serious violation of T8CCR 1621(a).

Keywords: head, guardrail, unsecured, work rules, construction, back, fall, fall protection, neck, elevated work plat

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112230081 Hospitalized injury Other Roofers

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