Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201031044 - Employee Injured In Fall From Elevated Platform
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At approximately 11:15 a.m. on November 11, 1997, Employee #1 was using a pallet jack truck on the third- level platform to put storage boxes onto adjoining shelves. He was moving the pallet jack around to perform his job when he fell 15 ft off the edge of the platform to the concrete floor on the first level; the pallet jack also fell, but landed away from him. Employee #1 sustained a fractured jaw and leg injuries, and he was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Lynwood, CA. At the time of the accident, the third-level platform was under construction/modifications and the side nearest to where Employee #1 was working was neither protected nor guarded. In addition, there was no safety belt and lanyard protection for workers exposed to fall hazards.
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