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Accident: 170241079 - Employee Pinned And Crushed By Falling Scaffolding

Accident: 170241079 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 10/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11145062310/24/19905093Pacific Hide & Fur Depot
At approximately 4:00 p.m., Employee #1 was dismantling a piece of scaffolding with a plasma torch. He had turned to remove a just-cut piece when the scaffolding toppled onto him, pinning him against a concrete floor. He sustained minor cuts and bruises, a broken arm, broken ribs, and internal injuries. He was released from the hospital on November 1, 1990.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, pinned, torch, crushed, laceration, struck by, falling object, contusion, scaffolding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111450623 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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