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Accident: 200995132 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 200995132 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30818013211/29/20043312Isg Burns Harbor
On November 20, 2004, an employee was descending the eastside ladder from the top of the vacuum degreasing turret. He lost his grip on the ladder and fell 95 ft to the ground. He sustained head and back injuries, which left him partially paralyzed. The employee was transported to Porter Hospital in Valpariso, IN, where he was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: head, paralysis, ladder, back, fall, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308180132 Hospitalized injury Concussion Janitors and cleaners

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