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Accident: 170132252 - Employee Suffers Facial Fractures And Partial Paralysis

Accident: 170132252 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 03/25/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12374611703/31/19932436Daw Forest Products Company Lp
At 2:00 a.m. on March 25, 1993, Employee #1 was found lying face down on an elevated expanded metal catwalk. Presumably, he had just walked out of the round-up lathe operator's cab and fallen face first onto the catwalk. He sustained severe facial fractures and partial paralysis that may or may not be permanent. At present, Employee #1 cannot speak because of facial fractures and intubation.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, catwalk, fall, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123746117 Hospitalized injury Other Wood lathe, routing, and planing machine operators

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