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Accident: 170714174 - Employee Injured In Fall From Column To Foundation

Accident: 170714174 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 12/19/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987830412/23/19921791Warner Steel
Employee #1, an iron worker for Warner Steel, Inc., was scaling a vertical I-beam column to adjust the guy cable and place a safety cable. He slipped and fell 28 ft to a concrete foundation. Employee #1 suffered compound fractures of the left lower leg and right ankle.
Keywords: beam, fracture, lifeline, slip, construction, climbing on column, fall, fall protection, ankle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119878304 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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