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Accident: 14195192 - Employee Falls Resulting In Fractured Hip

Accident: 14195192 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
283873804/21/19861629K-O Construction Company Incorporpted

Employee #1 was moving the shoring raker from a shored wall to another area of the tank being erected. Employee #1 was performing work at a height of 14 feet. Employee #1 was using a safety belt identified as a Klein Tool, Model 5488 with re-bar assembly number 888. The re-bar assembly was 14 inches long with a drop forged snap hook and a latch. Employee #1 had hooked the snap hook onto the handle of a concrete metal form. While Employee #1 was removing the raker the safety belt came unbuckled and Employee #1 fell 14 feet to the concrete decking below. Employee #1 suffered a fractured right hip. Employee #1 has worked as a carpenter for more than 35 years and has been with his employer since April 7, 1986.

Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, wall, carpenter, safety belt, fall, shoring, hip

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2838738 Fatality Fracture Carpenters

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