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Accident: 170833610 - Three Employees Injured As Ticket Booth Topples

Accident: 170833610 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11960512904/10/19957999Shaw & Sons Amusements
Employee #1 was working in the ticket booth at the time of the storm. Employee #3 ran into the booth and shut the door. Employee #2 was standing in front of the booth. Because someone said that a ride was tipping over, Employee #1 opened the door. As soon as the door was opened, the wind blew the ticket booth over. The booth hit Employee #2 on the back; he went to shock trauma suffering a broken vertebra. Employee #1 was treated and released. Employee #3 suffered a head laceration and a sprained shoulder.
Keywords: fracture, head, high wind, shoulder, building, laceration, amusement ride, vertebra, sprain, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119605129 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Recreation workers
2 119605129 Hospitalized injury Fracture Recreation workers
3 119605129 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Recreation workers

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