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Accident: 117278.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 117278.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1409820.01506/20/2019Arcelormittal Cleveland, Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on June 18, 2019, an employee was repairing a leak in a basic oxyge n furnace hood when he attempted to move from one platform to another. The area where the employee was working did not have a guardrail causing him to fall appr oximately 25 feet through a hole in the work area. The employee suffered multipl e fracture injuries to his right foot, ankle, leg and vertebrae, multiple second degree burn injuries and amputation to his right leg requiring hosptilization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, ankle, burn, elevated work plat, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, floor hole, foot, fracture, furnace, guardrail, leak, leg, maintenance, molten metal, platform, repair, steel-meltin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1409820.015 33 M Hospitalized injury

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