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Accident: 170892038 - Employee Injured In Fall From Unguarded Platform

Accident: 170892038 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/02/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12013031506/15/19954225Play Co Toys Inc

Employee #1, a regular full-time employee of Play Company Toys, Inc., was stacking boxes on a pallet on the loading dock of a wholesale toy warehouse. He had removed the end guardrails, which were standard 2 by 4s, from the platform. Employee #1 fell and sustained head injuries, a concussion, and a fractured right wrist. Management failed to ensure the guardrails were in place when pallets were not being moved through that area.

Keywords: fracture, head, guardrail, warehouse, work rules, fall, concussion, elevated work plat, loading dock, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120130315 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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