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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14236830 Event: 06/16/1987Employee Injured In Fall From Platform
Employee #1 was installing a ladder up to a lighting platform in an auditorium. He climbed onto the lighting platform, removing the guardrail but not replacing it. He was starting to drill the concrete for an anchor lag placement when he lost his balance and fell 12 ft to the seating area. He was hospitalized. Employee #1 stated that he had been told by the field superintendent not to work on the platform without the guardrail in place.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, fall protection, elevated work plat, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104608831 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.

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