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Accident: 201117736 - Employee Losses Balance, Falls, And Breaks His Back

Accident: 201117736 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12603495803/25/20048211Norris School District
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 16, 2004, Employee #1, a maintenance man, was working on a cooler elevated in a cafeteria. As he moved around the cooler he lost his footing due to numerous metal conduits, three 1.5-in. and one 0.5-in., in the area. When he lost his footing, he fell to the ground which was 8.25 ft high and was hospitalized with a broken back.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, conduit, back, fall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126034958 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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