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Accident: 202526984 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Hole In Elevated Platform

Accident: 202526984 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/26/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11969281208/08/20071541Sheedy Drayage Co.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on July 26, 2007, Employee #1, an ironworker, was removing a piece of an elevated platform at the Lockheed Martin facility in Sunnyvale, CA, when he tripped and fell through a hole in the platform. He dropped 30 ft onto a graded surface, sustaining fractured ribs and injuries to his back. Employee #1 was transported to Stanford Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: fracture, iron worker, work rules, construction, tripped, rib, fall, fall protection, floor opening, elevated work plat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119692812 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:30
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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