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Accident: 201205069 - Worker Suffers Fractures In Fall From Guard Rail

Accident: 201205069 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 07/31/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31694796908/02/20132421Swanson Bros Lumber Co Inc
On August 2, 2013, Employee #1, a 66-year-old male with Swanson Bros Lumber Company Inc., was standing on the wooden toe board that measured 2 in. by 6 in. and was leaning over the guard rail. The wood toe board broke horizontally. Employee #1's feet slid backwards, causing him to fall over the guard rail. The fall from the top of the guard rail to the lower level was approximately 18 ft and 3 in. to the cement ground below. Employee #1 was hospitalized for an unspecified fracture injury, as a result of this event.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316947969 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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