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Accident: 14274047 - Employee Severely Injured In Fall From Platform

Accident: 14274047 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 06/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On June 13, 1990, Employee #1 was fixing stock about 33 feet high. As he was being lowered on a personnel platform, it fell off the forks of a forklift. The employee fell 33 feet, crushing his pelvis, shattering his elbow, breaking two bones in his arm, and puncturing a lung. It appears that the personnel platform was not properly secured to the forks.
Keywords: fracture, lung, unsecured, work rules, crushed, pelvis, fall, elbow, work platform, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102753407 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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