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Accident: 201700382 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening

Accident: 201700382 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 04/28/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12671218104/30/19985072Abb C-E Services Inc
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on April 28, 1998, Employee #1, construction superintendent, was performing a walkthrough inspection of a boiler update project at a coal fire generating plant when he fell through an open floor hole landing approximately 20 ft below. Employee #1 sustained a cracked shoulder blade and several lacerations and was hospitalized. The accident was not witnessed. Evidence indicates that Employee #1 was walking across the deck and apparently stepped into an opening in the floor grating. The grating had been removed earlier in the day to facilitate raising a large steel beam through this level in route to the top of the boiler. The floor opening was left unattended, and Employee #1 was not aware the floor grating had been opened.
Keywords: fracture, floor hole, laceration, fall, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126712181 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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