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Accident: 201858818 - Employee Is Paralyzed In Fall From Roller Coaster

Accident: 201858818 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30907644610/03/20051799Great Coasters International, Inc.
On September 28, 2005, Employee #1 was framing up a roller coasters' lattice. He had clipped his lanyard to the webbing on the front of his harness, but the clip was not secure. He fell 25 ft and was paralyzed.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, lanyard, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309076446 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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