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Accident: 202086732 - A Worker Was Struck By A Steel Plate Which Fractured His Arm

Accident: 202086732 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 04/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30723217304/20/20041799B H Inc.

On April 15, 2004, a worker was working on the catwalk of a baghouse dust collector in the BOP shop of a steel mill.when a steel plate measuring 30 in. by 60 in. fell through a 0.25 in.-gap in the upper catwalk and struck the worker on the lower level. He was knocked down and his arm fractured. The injury did not require hospitalization.

Keywords: steel plate, fracture, equipment operator, dust collector, walking surface, catwalk, fall, struck by, arm, falling object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307232173 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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