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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201201183 Event: 10/16/2000Employee Injured In Fall When Deck Board Slips
On October 16, 2000, Employee #1 was using a scissor lift to access a turnbuckle that he was going to tighten. He stepped from the lift onto a temporary deck, adjusted the turnbuckle, and was stepping to go back to the lift when a deck board slipped. He fell approximately 12 ft to the ground, suffering a fractured pelvis. He was administered first aid at the site and was then transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis, OR, for treatment.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, slip, elevated work plat, fracture, decking panel, construction, pelvis, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304062078 Occupation not reported

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