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Accident: 999508 - Fell From Balcony When Guardrail Gate Broke

Accident: 999508 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 02/25/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10452144803/02/19872899Biotrol, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WALKED INTO THE MEZZANINE AREA TO TALK TO ONE OF HIS FELLOW WORKERS ON THE FLOOR BELOW. NO ONE WAS IN SIGHT SO HE LEANED OVER A 36 INCH HIGH GATE IN THE GUARDRAIL. THE GATE HINGE BROKE AND THE EMPLOYEE FELL TO THE FLOOR. HE SUSTAINED A FRACTURED RIGHT ARM AND LEFT ELBOW. THE INJURY OCCURRED ON FEBRUARY 25, 1987, AT APPROXIMATELY 3:45 PM.
Keywords: guardrail, fall, arm, elbow
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104521448 Hospitalized injury Fracture Business and promotion agents

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