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Accident: 94785.015 - Worker Falls From Stepladder And Sustains Multiple Rib Fract

Accident: 94785.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1225689.01504/17/2017Siemens Industry, Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on March 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a train manufacturer, was working from a stepladder and assisting in the removal of the cable tray from the inside of a train. As he descended and stepped off the stepladder, his foot came into contact with the caster of a cart used for moving equipment. Employee #1 fell into the cart. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple fractured ribs.
Keywords: rib, fall, fracture, ladder, fall protection, descending, stepladder, train, caster, cart
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1225689.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Assemblers

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