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Accident: 170716583 - Employee Injured When Struck By Steel Bridging

Accident: 170716583 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11201713212/18/19961791Structural Erectors
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on August 23, 1996, Employee #1, of Structural Erectors, was preparing to remove steel bridging from an elevated fork lift truck when the lift system failed. The bridging fell off the forks and onto Employee #1, who was working from a scissor lift. He sustained serious injuries to his back and ankle and was taken to Tulare Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: construction, equipment failure, back, industrial truck, bridging, struck by, falling object, aerial lift, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112017132 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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