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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170183677 Event: 06/09/1992Employee Injured In Fall From Elevated Boatswain'S Chair
Employee #1, of H.A. Just Waterproofing, was using a boatswain's chair to waterproof an office building. The support rope broke, and Employee #1 fell 20 ft to a second floor roof. Suffering a possible broken ankle and contusions, Employee #1 was taken by paramedics to Cedar Sinai Hospital, where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, bosun chair, work rules, broken cable, construction, support cable, fall, fall protection, ankle, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123871501 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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