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Accident: 14478283 - Employee Injured In 25 Ft Fall From Balcony

Accident: 14478283 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 10/07/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10140223810/14/19875169Wr Grace Inc, Construction Products Div.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10140797110/07/19873273The Cook Concrete Company
Employee #1 was filling a chemical tank on the second floor of a building by pumping the chemical through a 4 in. diameter hose from a truck parked outside the building. After filling the tank, Employee #1 began to lower the hose to the truck with a rope while standing at the edge of an unguarded balcony. He apparently lost his footing and fell about 25 feet to the ground. He suffered a broken arm and multiple head injuries.
Keywords: head, work rules, lost balance, fracture, guardrail, fall, fall protection, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101402238 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 101407971 Occupation Not Listed

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