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Accident: 116513.015 - Employee Fractures Ribs When Caught Between Boom Lift And S

Accident: 116513.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 05/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403258.01505/21/2019Unlimited Steel, Inc.

At 1:00 p.m. on May 21, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was working at the site of a new hospital building. He was welding structural steel from a boom lift when he became caught between the boom lift and a structu ral steel beam. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admi tted for treatment of five fractured ribs.

Keywords: aerial lift, boom, caught between, construction, crushing, fracture, pinned, rib, steel beam, steel erection, welding
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4 40

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1403258.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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