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Accident: 693432 - Employee Trips And Falls Into Unguarded Pit

Accident: 693432 -- Report ID: 0355116 -- Event Date: 03/21/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12370023903/22/19942599Lofton Corp.
Employee #1 was working along a moving conveyor line on which metal parts are suspended from hooks and painted. She worked back up the line, approaching an unguarded floor/platform drop-off into a 6 ft 6 in. pit. She tripped and fell into the pit, landing on a concrete floor. While falling, she tried to catch herself by grabbing at a suspended metal part, cutting her hand. She also sustained fractures of the left shoulder and elbow when she landed.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, unguarded fl opening, work rules, tripped, pit, fall, floor opening, elbow, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123700239 Hospitalized injury Fracture Production inspectors, checkers and examiners

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