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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111846408 - Louisiana Pacific Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 111846408Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 11/12/1991

Louisiana Pacific Corp.
4700 West End Road
Arcata, CA 95521
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2493/Reconstituted Wood Products
Mailing: P. O. Box 158, Samoa, CA 95564

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/15/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/15/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170170302Event: 10/01/1991Employee Injured In Fall Through Guardrail
Employee #1, a millwright in a particle board plant, was on a work platform attempting to unjam a board at a board separator using a specially-designed pry bar. The pry bar slipped, causing Employee #1 to lunge forward and slip between the top rail and midrail of the platform's guardrail. As he fell, Employee #1 struck a stair rail. He fell 9 ft 1 1/2 in. to the floor. Employee #1 sustained a fractured hip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: board, fracture, guardrail, slip, jammed, millwright, fall, midrail, hip, pry bar
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111846408 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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