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Accident: 201100971 - Employee Injured In Fall

Accident: 201100971 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/25/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566937405/27/19992421Wisconsin-California Forest Products, Inc.
On May 25, 1999, Employee #1, a saw filer, fell through a floor opening that was not guarded during repair operations on the main floor of a sawmill. Two coworkers had raised the cover on a floor opening to lower a motor to the ground floor. While they were busy fastening the motor to the hoist, Employee #1 approached the opening and stepped into it. Employee #1 fell 9 ft to the level below. Employee #1 injured his back and was taken to the hospital.
Keywords: fracture, floor hole, back, fall, sawmill, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125669374 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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