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Accident: 956862 - Employee Breaks Hip/Wrist In Fall From Grating

Accident: 956862 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 09/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11189055409/21/19921711Valley Refrigeration Inc
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 22, 1992, Employee #1, of Valley Refrigeration, was working with a crew at a warehouse construction site in the refrigeration building. Apparently he was trying to position rigging used to install a surge drum. The grating Employee #1 was standing on was not tacked down (welded into place) and it slipped out. Employee #1 fell, breaking his left hip and wrist. The employer was cited for not providing a scaffold, ladder, or safe platform. The platform Employee #1 was using was not solid construction as required.
Keywords: fracture, rigging, unsecured, work rules, slip, construction, grating, fall, hip, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111890554 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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