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Accident: 201075835 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Storage Tank

Accident: 201075835 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 07/07/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268337807/19/20102048Vitagold Brands Co-Operative Assn
On July 7, 2010, Employee #1, a mechanic of Advanced Home Improvements and Restoration, LLC, was repairing the hydraulic system that operated the delivery auger for a truck. While descending the metal ladder from the top of the storage tank, he fell about 14 to 15 ft. He was on the second step from the top, at the time of his fall. Employee #1 sustained a broken left wrist and a fractured tailbone and hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, spine, ladder, auger, fall, fall protection, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312683378 Hospitalized injury Fracture Not specified mechanics and repairers

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