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Accident: 829861 - Employee'S Legs Injured In Fall Through Grates

Accident: 829861 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/28/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10424411603/28/19902873Terra International, Inc.
Employee #1 was climbing on fertilizer when the grates came down, and he fell onto 0.19-in. fiberglass. The fiberglass was not strong enough to prevent the employee from breaking through. His right foot was amputated and his left leg severely injured. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, grating, fall, foot, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104244116 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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