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Accident: 170787949 - Employee'S Leg Fractured In Fall From Printing Press

Accident: 170787949 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 01/12/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12579552601/29/19981795Stockton Tri Industries, Inc.
On January 12, 1998, Employee #1, a millwright, was using a 5 ft pry bar to turn a flywheel on a printing press to align the positioning marks. The pry bar was in a position between 1 o'clock and 2 o'clock when it slipped from the hole. The bar did not strike Employee #1's leg, but the momentum of the downward force resulted in his falling and fracturing his lower right leg. He was transported to Methodist Hospital in Sacramento, CA, for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, printing press, construction, millwright, fall, press, leg, pry bar
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Demolition Under $50,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125795526 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:5
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall, other

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