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Accident: 201489242 - Worker Loses Balance On Manlift And Suffers Severe Injuries

Accident: 201489242 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 10/06/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30112681912/07/20062061C & H Sugar Company, Inc.
On October 6, 2006, an employee was accessing a manlift, when he lost his balance and fell through the floor opening. The employee fell approximately 23 feet, from the sixth to the fourth floor. He sustained a concussion, three-fractured vertebra, a fractured left shoulder blade, and broken ribs. The employee was treated by emergency medical personnel and was transported to the hospital, where he was hospitalized for 80 days.
Keywords: head, maintenance, rib, fall, fall protection, floor opening, concussion, elevator, lost balance, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301126819 Hospitalized injury Concussion Machinery maintenance occupations

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