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Accident: 142451.015 - Employee Injures Head When Struck By Falling Bent Angle Iron

Accident: 142451.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570932.01501/04/2022Northwest Steel Erection Inc

At 11:00 a.m. on December 29, 2021, an employee was on the ground directing a lo ad of decking being raised to the second-floor beam sections. As the bundle was placed on the floor, it struck a ten-foot piece of bent angle iron which fell an d struck the employee on the head. The employee sustained unspecified injuries t o the head and was hospitalized for treatment.

Keywords: bundle, decking, falling object, head, iron, struck against, struck by
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1570932.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel

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