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Report: Fall from collapsing structure or equipment 16 to 20 feet at Elite Industrial Painting Inc in Durant, Oklahoma

DATE: 09/06/17

An employee was removing fence pieces (platform). He was standing on a smaller fence piece and cut the rope from a large section of fence piece. The large section came loose and the smaller section gave way. He fell approximately 20 feet to ground level (roadway). His PPE was not tied off at the time.

Report ID 2017098563  
Date 09/06/2017  
UPA 1260883  
Primary NAICS 237310  
Nature 10 Traumatic injuries and disorders, unspecified
Part of Body 9999 Nonclassifiable
Source 6520 Fences, fence panels, gates, unspecified
Event 4314 Fall from collapsing structure or equipment 16 to 20 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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