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Accident: 200672459 - Employee Killed In Fall Down Stairwell

Accident: 200672459 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/02/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318259605/03/20008093Mri Scan Center
Employee #1, a computer engineer at the MRI Scan Center, was in the stairwell when he fell, either through an open side of the stairs that did not have a midrail or over the top rail next to the stairway landing. He suffered a fractured neck and was paralyzed. Employee #1 remained where he had fallen for two days before being found. He was transported to the hospital, where he died later that same day.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, stair, stair landing, fall, neck, midrail
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303182596 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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