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Accident: 201622016 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Lift

Accident: 201622016 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 03/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30969051903/27/20061521Rogue Pacific Construction Co Llc
On March 25, 2006, Employee #1 was in a boom lift removing siding from the third story of a residence. The lift's guard rails on the side facing the home had been removed previously by the employer and foreman. Employee #1 repositioned the lift such that the unguarded portion faced away from the structure. When he tripped on siding material that had been removed, he fell off the open side. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a compound fracture of his lower left leg (both tibia and fibula).
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, demolition, work rules, tripped, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, aerial lift, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309690519 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; carpenters and related workers

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