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Accident: 170341010 - Employee'S Hip Fractured By Falling Pinnacle From Church

Accident: 170341010 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 08/27/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10936819108/27/19911799Tower Contracting
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 26, 1991, Employee #1 was trying to reposition the cable to his boatswain's chair when he was struck by a pinnacle that fell off the top roof of the church. He sustained a fractured right hip and had to be rescued by local paramedics and fire personnel. At the time this report was written, Employee #1 was undergoing major rehabilitation for his fractured hip.
Keywords: fracture, roof, construction, struck by, falling object, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109368191 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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