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Accident: 201100567 - Employees Slips And Falls From Platform

Accident: 201100567 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 04/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567369904/21/19982436Timber Products Co
Employee #1, working as an apprentice Millwright, was operating a Veneer Mill. He was standing on a platform that is 24 inches wide by 60 inches long and 89 inches above grade. This platform did not have the required railings. Employee #1 was preparing to change the drive belts on the lily pad chipper when he slipped and fell onto equipment. Employee #1 fractured his left leg in four places and was hospitalized.
Keywords: knee, platform, fracture, milling machine, chipper, millwright, conveyor, conveyor belt, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125673699 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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