Accident Report Detail
Accident: 109062.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Iron Gates And Fractures Leg
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1315237.015||05/10/2018||United Site Services Of California, Inc.|
At 12:30 p.m. on April 13, 2018, Employee #1 and coworker, employed by a constru ction site services company, were removing temporary fencing at a multifamily re sidential building project. A coworker was cutting tie wires that secured the f encing to posts. Two iron gates weighing approximately 400 to 500 pounds that w ere left by a previous contractor were leaning against a section of fencing appr oximately 50 feet away from the coworker. As the coworker cut a fence tie, the iron gates fell and struck Employee #1's left leg. Emergency services were call ed, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and t reated, including surgery for a leg fracture.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Multi-family dwelling||New project or new addition|
|1||1315237.015||40||M||Hospitalized injury||Construction laborers||FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.