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Accident: 201156890 - Employee Injured In Fall From Catwalk

Accident: 201156890 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/13/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086106902/04/20037312Morris Comm. Corp Dba Fairway Outdoor Advertising
On January 13, 2003, Employee #1 was working on the catwalk of an outdoor building structure removing ratchets that held billboard banners in place. The employee was pulling on the ratchet webbed belt and the belt broke. The employee fell off the catwalk approximately 20 feet to a sandy surface below. He was wearing a safety harness and two lanyards but was not tied-off to the horizontal safety line. The employee suffered facial injuries and a fractured wrist and was hospitalized for 6 days.
Keywords: fracture, ppe, catwalk, fall, fall protection, advertising sign, face, lost balance, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300861069 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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