Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident Summary Nr: 170185649 - Employee'S Leg Injured When Caught Under Falling I-Beam

Accident Summary Nr: 170185649 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/06/1991
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
11176003907/05/199117910Junior Steel Co.

Abstract: At approximately 2:30 a.m. on June 6, 1991, Employee #1, an ironworker, was attempting to position an I-beam onto a dolly from a forklift being operated by his supervisor. The 1-1/2-ton beam was lying diagonally across the two forks of the 7-ton forklift truck. As the beam was being either lowered or raised (neither Employee #1 nor the supervisor could remember which), it slipped off the dolly and fell on Employee #1's right leg. He was transported by paramedics to the Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills, CA.

Keywords: beam, loading, unsecured, iron worker, work rules, construction, industrial truck, falling object, leg, unstable load

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 111760039 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.