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Accident: 201116217 - Employee Injured By Fall While Working On Cooling Fan

Accident: 201116217 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/30/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618959606/03/20032952Consolidated Fiber Glass Products Company
At 1:30 p.m. on May 30, 2003, Employee #1, a mechanic for Consolidated Fiber Glass Products Inc., was working on a large fan outside the production area at the north side of the plant located in Bakersfield, California. A coworker was nearby on top of a cooling tower. The coworker asked Employee #1 to open the water valve on the back side of the cooling tower. When Employee #1 did not answer the coworker, he looked down and saw Employee #1 lying on the ground. He came down the ladder, and saw that Employee #1 had sustained a serious head injury. The coworker called Emergency Medical Services and the fire department responded. Employee #1 was taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment of a concussion.
Keywords: head, fan, cooling tower, mechanic, fall, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126189596 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Machinery maintenance occupations

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