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Accident: 170733505 - Employee Falls From Unguarded Section Of Grating

Accident: 170733505 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/23/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11220509107/28/19942082Miller Brewing Co
On July 23, 1994, Employee #1, of Miller Brewing Company, and a coworker were performing night/weekend cleaning procedures in a two-person work station, a grated-floor platform elevated to a height of 42 inches between the bottle conveyors. They were washing debris in different directions. When the coworker removed a section of the grating and realized that the hose she was using was too short, she left the area to get a longer hose. While she was gone, Employee #1 returned to the platform and fell through the opening in the grating. She sustained a possible fractured 5th rib and contusions to the chest and abdomen. She was transported to Queen of the Valley Hospital, treated, and released.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, cleaning, grating, work station, rib, floor opening, communication, contusion, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112205091 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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