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Accident: 170160915 - Employee Injured In 11 Ft Fall From Form Onto Concrete Floor

Accident: 170160915 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/14/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11200932901/17/19911791Fontana Steel

Employee #1, a foreman, and coworker, both ironworkers, were installing reinforcing bars on a wall at a tilt-up erection construction site. Employee #1 was trying to straighten some rebar at the top of the lumber form when he lost his balance and fell 11 ft onto the concrete floor. Subsequent investigation revealed that earlier on, Employee #1 had been observed as not being alert and as being slow to respond.

Keywords: installing, iron worker, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112009329 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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