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Accident: 109412.015 - Employee Falls Onto Rebar And Impales Abdomen

Accident: 109412.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 08/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337681.01508/10/2018Craft Masonry, Inc.

On August 10, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was dismant ling a scaffold at the job site for a new assisted living facility. He lost bala nce and fell, and his abdomen was impaled on a piece of uncapped rebar. Emergen cy services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was treated for t he impalement injury.

Keywords: abdomen, construction, dismantling, fall, fall protection, impaled, lost balance, puncture, rebar, scaffold, steel, unguarded
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 20

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337681.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry

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