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Accident: 957696 - Employee Injured In Fall From Work Platform

Accident: 957696 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11203360012/17/19911799Metal Clad Insulation
On December 6, 1991, Employee #1 was working on an elevated structure. He left the guarded area to secure a roll of tape. He climbed over a guardrail, secured the tape, and stepped backward, falling 33 feet to the paved surface. Employee #1 sustained a crushed pelvis and a D-12 injury to his back.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, construction, crushed, pelvis, fall, fall protection, walking backward, elevated work plat, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112033600 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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