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Accident: 170718779 - Employee Breaks Ankle In Fall From Unguarded Platform

Accident: 170718779 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11972812902/08/19932421Louisiana Pacific Corp.
Employee #1, a hog tender, was on a 6 ft 7 1/2 in. high platform that had a loose deck plate and no guardrails. The loose deck plate caused Employee #1 to lose his balance and fall to the ground. He suffered a broken ankle. The employer was cited a general violation for the loose deck plate and a serious violation for the lack of guardrails.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, work rules, unstable surface, fall, elevated work plat, lost balance, unguarded, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119728129 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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