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Accident: 201091824 - Employee Injured In Fall From Elevated Platform

Accident: 201091824 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 06/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12621228107/15/19981742Interface Manufacturing Inc.
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on June 25, 1998, Employee #1 fell from an elevated platform onto a concrete floor. The elevated platform was hoisted by a forklift and was approximately 15 ft high. It had a metal top rail on the front and back and on one end. There was a chain on the other end but it was not attached at the time of the accident. Also there was no mid rail at any location. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a concussion and a broken right wrist, broken ribs, and broken pelvis.
Keywords: chain, guardrail, construction, industrial truck, pelvis, rib, fall, concussion, elevated work plat, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 2 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126212281 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:15
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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