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Accident: 170382535 - Employee Fractures Leg In Fall Down Slippery Grade

Accident: 170382535 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 03/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12597929403/13/19971629Kajima-Ray Wilsom
Employee #1, age 20, was on a 32 degree slope covered with plastic, using a water hose to perform his duties on fire watch. He slipped on the wet plastic and slid approximately 10 ft downhill, landing in a pile of boulders. Employee #1 fractured his lower left leg, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: firefighter, fracture, slip, construction, steep grade, fall, slippery surface, slope, leg, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125979294 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:10
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Fall, other

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