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Accident: 14264287 - Employee Injured In Fall From Billboard

Accident: 14264287 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 04/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10813499004/07/19897312Outdoor Systems Advertising Inc
Employee #1 and three coworkers were installing a Lucky Strikes billboard that was 48 ft long by 14 ft tall. Employee #1 was standing on the third beam from the west end of the sign, making sure the fifth panel was being installed properly. As the crane lowered the sign he reached for it to help hold it in place and his right foot slipped off the corrugated metal at the bottom of the sign. He fell 37 ft to the ground and sustained a bruised brain and a fractured arm.
Keywords: fracture, installing, work rules, slip, fall, fall protection, arm, concussion, advertising sign, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108134990 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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