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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170726392 Event: 06/29/1997Employee Suffers Cerebral Concussion In Fall From Stanchion
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on August 15, 1999, Employee #1, a lead material handler for Good Guys in Hayward, CA, was in the warehouse near door #71. He had climbed a support stanchion to clear a jammed diverter in a spur curve (Lane #427.21) on an Interlake conveyor system. Employee #1 fell approximately 9 ft, striking his head on the concrete floor. He suffered a cerebral concussion and was transported to Eden Medical Center for treatment.
Keywords: head, warehouse, work rules, jammed, climbing on column, conveyor, fall, concussion, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125647768 Hospitalized injury Fracture Sales workers, hardware and building supplies

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