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Accident: 100598.015 - Employee Falls From Catwalk And Suffers Multiple Injuries

Accident: 100598.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 08/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1258729.01508/25/2017Ranco Fertiservice, Inc.
On August 25, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a fertilizer equipment company, was working from a catwalk and installing an elevated rail conveyor system at a bui lding. He was holding onto the side railing of the catwalk when his hand slippe d. He fell and struck the concrete below, a fall height of 25 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was a dmitted and treated for a fractured arm and a concussion.
Keywords: arm, catwalk, concussion, construction, conveyor, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, installing
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1258729.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Millwrights FallDist:
Cause: Emplacing reinforcing steel

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