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Accident: 110393.015 - Employee Fractures Hip And Wrist In Fall From Elevated Work

Accident: 110393.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 10/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355894.01510/25/2018Evonik Corporation
At 4:30 a.m. on October 19, 2018, an employee was using a Ballymore Hi Jacker Li ft to gain access to perform maintenance to a pipeline that had become frozen or plugged with a chemical. The employee repositioned his body and grabbed hold o f the top rail which fell along with the midrail, hitting the back of his legs a nd caused him to lose his balance. The employee fell to the concrete surface an d fractured both his hip and wrist. The employee was transported to the hospita l, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: elevated work platform, fall, fracture, hip, lost balance, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1355894.015 64 M Hospitalized injury Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters

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