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Report: Other fall to lower level more than 30 feet at Jordan Foster Construction in El Paso, Texas

DATE: 08/17/19

A telehandler operator was lifting a finishing machine to the third floor to be used to finish the concrete floor. The operator was trying to get the finisher over the safety cables and went to push the safety cable down. As the operator was pushing the safety cable down, one of the uprights holding up the safety cable detached from the angle iron causing the operator to fall approximately 30 feet. The employee suffered a fractured pelvis and liver damage.

Report ID 2019088491  
Date 08/17/2019  
UPA 1489103  
Inspection 1424282  
Primary NAICS 236220  
Nature 1839 Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.
Part of Body 38 Multiple trunk locations
Source 8629 Industrial vehicle, material hauling and transport-powered, n.e.c
Secondary Source 660 Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified
Event 4337 Other fall to lower level more than 30 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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