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Accident: 677070 - Employee Injured When He Fell 25 Feet From Mobile Stage

Accident: 677070 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 02/10/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10137217502/10/19887312Lamar Advertising Of Dayton, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 CLIMBED UP A FIXED LADDER TO THE INTERIOR OF AN ADVERTISING BILLBOARD. HE STEPPED OFF THE LADDER ONTO A MOBILE STAGE THAT HAD NOT BEEN SECURED. THE STAGE TIPPED AND THE EMPLOYEE FELL 25 FEET TO THE GROUND. THE STAGE FELL ON TOP OF HIM. THE EMPLOYEE WAS WEARING A SAFETY BELT AND LANYARD, BUT FAILED TO HOOK UP THE LANYARD PROIR TO STEPPING ONTO THE STAGE.
Keywords: ppe, unsecured, work rules, unstable surface, fall, elevated work plat, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101372175 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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