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Accident: 96269.015 - Employee Falls And Is Injured

Accident: 96269.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1238803.01505/24/2017Pittsburg Tank And Tower Maintenance Company, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on May 17, 2017, Employee #1 was pulling himself up in a Bosun chai r, getting ready to perform abrasive blasting. The rope being used by the employ ee was cut by the track edge of the pulley, resulting in a six to eight foot fal l. Employee #1 sustained a fractured vertebra and was hospitalized for his injur y.
Keywords: abrasive blasting, fall, fall protection, fracture, hoist, pulley, rope, vertebra
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1238803.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:8
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause:

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