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Accident: 102482.015 - Employee Falls And Leg Is Impaled On Rebar

Accident: 102482.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 01/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289811.01501/25/2018River City Construction, L.L.C.

At 11:00 a.m. on January 22, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at a water treatment plant. He was working at elevation and str ipping forms from cured concrete when he fell, a fall height of 14 feet. As Emp loyee #1 struck the ground, his right leg was impaled by reinforcing steel rebar . Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospit al. He was admitted and treated for the impalement puncture wound.

Keywords: concrete form work, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, impaled, lanyard, leg, puncture, rebar
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition  

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1289811.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist: 14
Cause: Stripping and curing concrete

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