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Accident: 99131.015 - Employee Falls While Performing Preventative Maintenance Wor

Accident: 99131.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264810.01507/19/2017Arcelormittal-Weirton, Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on July 19, 2017, an employee was performing preventative maintenance on a Looper Car of Pickle Line 15. The employee stepped across the rail to check the wheels of the Looper Car on the hot mill side and onto the grating. As the employee stepped onto the grating, it collapsed and the employee fell within the grating to the bottom level where it landed on the employee. Emergency Services was contacted and the employee was transported to Weirton Medical before being transferred to UPMC Montefiore where surgery was performed to repair a broken ankle. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, fracture, maintenance, grating, falling object, ankle, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264810.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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