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Accident: 95687.015 - Employee Falls From Catwalk And Sustains Multiple Fractures

Accident: 95687.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 05/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1233761.01505/18/2017Habco, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on May 12, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an industrial construction company, was working on a grain elevator construction project. He was engaged in the fabrication and installation of a structure on top of the grain elevator. As Employee #1 walked along the platform of a catwalk, he fell through an opening in the platform to the surface below, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured ankle and tibia.
Keywords: platform, construction, floor opening, fall protection, fracture, grain elevator, fall, catwalk, tibia, ankle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 125
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1233761.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Fracture FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fall from/with platform catwalk (attached to struc

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