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Accident: 202657664 - Employee Falls From Rolling Scaffold And Fractures Hip

Accident: 202657664 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/20/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31666945604/05/20132844Opi Products, Inc.
At approximately 08:20 a.m. on March 20, 2013, Employee #1, a maintenance worker, was taping the drywall joints on a ceiling from the top platform of a rolling scaffold. While he was working, he turned and stepped to his right side and fell off the platform. Employee #1 fell approximately 4.75 ft and struck a concrete floor. He sustained a fractured right hip in the fall. Employee #1 was transported to hospital, where he was assessed and then transferred to a medical center for advance care. At the medical center, he underwent surgical procedures and was then hospitalized for observation and postoperative care.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, guardrail, mobile scaffold, fall, fall protection, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316669456 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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