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Accident: 201700960 - Employee Fractures Bones In Fall From A Boiler

Accident: 201700960 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 01/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30331366201/11/20013444Apollo Sheet Metal Inc

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 10, 2001, Employee #1 fell from a boiler and fractured some bones. He was attempting to tighten bolts on a flange that connected a relief valve to the housing of a portable boiler when the wrench slipped off the bolt he was working on. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell backwards off the top of the boiler approximately 11 feet 8 inches to the black topped surface. He went to a local hospital for treatment.

Keywords: fracture, boiler, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303313662 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sheet metal workers

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