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Accident: 117463.015 - Employee Falls From Working Platform, Suffers Skull Fracture

Accident: 117463.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371984.01501/17/2019Foster Poultry Farms
At 2:30 a.m. on January 7, 2019, an employee was standing on a work platform att empting to unjam boxes on a box conveyor. The employee pushed the jammed boxes w ith a metal pole provided for that purpose when he slipped and lost his balance. He fell down a stairway opening hitting the conveyor frame and/or the floor. Th e employee suffered a skull fracture and hemorrhaging and was hospitalized.
Keywords: belt conveyor, conveyor, floor opening, fracture, guardrail, head, hemorrhage, jammed, lost balance, metal pole, platform, push stick, skull, slip, stair, unguarded, unguarded fl opening, work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1371984.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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