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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201635976 Event: 05/25/2006Employee Steps Into Plywood Hole, Falls And Fractures Foot
On May 25, 2006, Employee #1 was installing fire sprinkler components as he stood upon a conveyor. The sprinkler system needed new components following the occurrence of a fire. As he stepped off the conveyor, he placed his foot upon a plywood hole, causing him to loss his balance and fall through the plywood. He fell approximately 15 ft breaking his ankle. He was transported to a medical center. At the hospital, he underwent a medical evaluation and received medical attention for his foot fractures. Following the surgical procedure to stabilize the foot fractures, he was hospitalized for postoperative treatment.
Keywords: fracture, installing, floor hole, fall, lost balance, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309830628 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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