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Accident: 98797.015 - Employee Is Hospitalized After Fall From Dumpster

Accident: 98797.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1261743.01509/07/2017Dimensional Design, Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on August 28, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were dumping debris into a large dumpster. Employee #1 climbed onto the dumpster and stood on the e dge, approximately 70 inches from the floor. As he was guiding a large piece of debris, which was taking up most of the space of the dumpster, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell to the concrete floor. The employee hit his head, right shi n and left ankle. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: ankle, concrete slab, dumpster, fall, head, leg, lost balance, struck against

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1261743.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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