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Accident: 170384234 - Five Employees Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 170384234 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/31/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
196620910/31/19841542Anderson Construction Co
Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5 were climbing up a 60 foot metal portable ladder to a platform in blast furnace #6 at U.S. Steel. The ladder, which was not tied off at the top, bowed and slipped down and out of the work platform opening. It threw all 5 employees to the bottom of the blast furnace. Employees #2 through #5 were hospitalized and Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: unsecured, slip, blast furnace, construction, metal ladder, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1966209 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers
2 1966209 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers
3 1966209 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers
4 1966209 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers
5 1966209 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers

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