Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14251177 - Employee Paralyzed In Fall From Structural Steel Beam
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|18544627||07/25/1989||1791||Diamond Welding & Steel Services|
Employee #1 was sitting with his legs on either side of a steel beam that was 38 feet, 4 inches above the ground. The employee was getting 2 inch long structural steel connecting bolts from a 5 gallon bucket that was sitting on the same beam. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell backward off of the beam, striking another steel beam as he fell to the ground. Employee #1 was paralyzed from the neck down.
|1||18544627||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Structural metal workers|