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Accident: 170631907 - Employee Severely Injured In Fall From Platform

Accident: 170631907 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 08/26/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11216554312/31/19931541Nielsen Construction Co.
Employee #1 was stripping a roof deck while standing on an Aluma Joist platform approximately 20 feet above the floor. Employee #1 struck his head on the joist overhead and fell from the unguarded platform, landing on the upper part of his body and sustaining head, neck, and shoulder injuries. He was hospitalized for 30 days.
Keywords: head, guardrail, joist, shoulder, construction, fall, fall protection, neck, elevated work plat, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112165543 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenters

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