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Accident: 943779 - Employee Injured In Fall From Catwalk

Accident: 943779 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/06/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1847767903/12/19921796Rapistan Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1847765303/12/19921541K-Mart
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1847771103/19/19921799Woody L. Cloer Dba Ambrose Insulation Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1847769503/19/19921796Ropaca Inc.
Employee #1 was working on a catwalk, attempting to drill holes in machinery he was installing. When his feet slipped on a flexible electrical cord, Employee #1 lost his balance and fell 25 ft to the concrete floor. Employee #1 sustained internal injuries and a broken leg. The catwalk was not provided with a guardrail and Employee #1 was not wearing a safety belt.
Keywords: catwalk, lost balance, guardrail, fall, electric cord, work rules, safety belt, slip, fracture, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18477679 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights
2 18477653 Occupation Not Listed
3 18477711 Occupation Not Listed
4 18477695 Occupation Not Listed

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