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Accident: 96565.015 - Employee Falls From Barge And Fractures Spine

Accident: 96565.015 -- Report ID: 0950671 -- Event Date: 06/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1241185.01506/21/2017Sause Bros., Inc.

At approximately 12:25 p.m. on June 18, 2017, Employee #1 was using a gangway/ac commodation ladder to transition from a barge to a refinery wharf. While transit ioning from the vertical ladder to the adjustable gangway, he fell approximately 7 feet to the deck of the barge. Employee #1 sustained a fracture of the L4 ver tebrae and second degree burns. The burns through his clothing were caused when he contacted the hot surface and waited for emergency responders. Employee #1 wa s transported to a medical center, where he was underwent burn treatment and was then hospitalized.

Keywords: barge, burn, decking, fall, fracture, ladder, ship, spine, struck against, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1241185.015 62 M Hospitalized injury

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