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Accident: 93748.015 - Employee Falls Into A Pit And Is Injured

Accident: 93748.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 01/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215824.01503/07/2017Cf Industries Nitrogen, Llc
At 5:30 p.m. on January 27, 2017, an employee removed a cover from a pit. The pit was lined with cement walls. The employee stepped onto the partially open cover. The metal cover flipped causing the employee to fall 12 feet into the pit and the falling metal cover struck the employee. The employee was not wearing fall protection equipment and the employee fractured his left ankle.
Keywords: pit, fall protection, floor opening, falling object, fall, cover, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215824.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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