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Accident: 170725428 - Glazier Injured In Fall From Scaffold

Accident: 170725428 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/09/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11174731706/17/19921793Architectural Glass And Aluminum Co.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 9, 1992, Employee #1, a journeyman glazier with 30 years experience, was working from the third level of a metal scaffold in the courtyard of a two-story building under construction in Martinez, CA. He grabbed the midrail to get up, but it was loose on one end and the rail gave way. Employee #1 fell approximately 19 ft to the ground. He was taken to John Muir Hospital for treatment of fractured ribs, a shattered left knee, a dislocated right index finger, and facial lacerations.
Keywords: knee, fracture, guardrail, unsecured, work rules, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, scaffold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111747317 Hospitalized injury Fracture Glaziers

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