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Accident: 123462.015 - Two Employees Incur Multiple Injuries When Struck By Falling

Accident: 123462.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 01/25/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458500.01501/27/2020S'N'S Erectors, Inc.

At 5:00 p.m. on January 25, 2020, Employee 1 and Employee 2 used an aerial lift (Genie Aerial Lift, Model #S85XC) to position under a precast concrete beam to r eplace three-eighth inch metal plates with one-inch-thick plates to install the beam. As they worked, a coworker observed the beam the employees worked on and a n adjacent beam collapsed. The beam landed on top of the employees in the aerial lift and pinned them in the basket. The employees were hospitalized to treat th e injuries received. Employee 1 received a spinal injury and a hip fracture, and Employee 2 received rib fractures and facial injuries.

Keywords: aerial lift, beam, collapse, compound fracture, concrete beam, face, falling object, hip, installing, pinned, precast, rib, spine, steel plate, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 52

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1458500.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters
2 1458500.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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